Synthesis Essay : Viktor E. Frankl

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Synthesis Essay Viktor E. Frankl didn’t grow up living a easy life. During World War II he spent 3 years in various concentration camps, including Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and Dachau. Viktor has a life story to tell. Concentration Camps were a place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution. Frankl may have survived the holocaust but coming out of it he was not the same person. Viktor Frankl is an inspiration to many Generations. Viktor Frankl always looked at life differently than everyone else did. “Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.” Frankl tells that know matter what obstacles you have to face there will always be a way out, you just have to be patient and responsible. The story Man 's Search for Meaning based on a true story, published by one of the main Characters Viktor Frankl. Viktor Frankl survived the holocaust and has lived on to pursue a dream of his which was becoming therapist. Frankl is a Viennese psychiatrist and neurologist, but also a holocaust survivor. Another technique of Frankl’s dereflection, whereby the therapist diverts the patients away from their problems towards something else meaningful in the world. Walking into a concentration camp
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