This Way For The Gas, Ladies And Gentlemen

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INTRO:Tadeusz Borowski is a polish poet and short story writer who grew up in a time during the holocaust. He published most of his works for the underground press as they were brutally honest from his personal experience. He struggled in search of good moral values despite his Nazi occupation. In his short story “This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen” was set in a concentration camp in Auschwitz. The narrator was a polish prisoner who worked under Nazi rule, we can assume it is based on Borowski’s real life.
BODY 1: ABOUT LIFETadeusz Borowski was born in 1922 in a small town of Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Both of his parents were sent to work elsewhere and his brother was in boarding school. Leading his aunt to raise him. His parents and his brother returned in 1934. Despite his families financial situations and the outbreak of WW2 he studied at secret gatherings and passed all his high school exams. In 1940 he enrolled at an underground polish literature faculty at Warsaw University and became one of their best students. Borowski also earned money as a warehouser at a sale in Praga. He would soon meet the woman who would become his wife, Maria at a monthly magazine meet(culture.pl). In 1942 he published his secret collection Gdziekolwiek Ziemba (Wherever the Earth). He was arrested in 1943 and sent to Auschwitz to a concentration camp then deported to a Dachau camp in Germany (britannica). Many polish men were forced to work for the Nazi’s, as Borowski was one. Immediately…
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