War Wrecked their Life Essay

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The novel “Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels is written in a powerful way to show the feelings of people who have gone through experience of their beloved ones’ painful deaths. There are two protagonists, Jakob and Ben who lead the broken life, as a result of the tragedy that not even the future generations will ever forget. They’re both left with damaged souls from the war; although they belong in two different generations, they still have an essential intersection point —of endless sorrow and pain. It’s not a story about a person from the post-war generation or a poet that had suffered from World War II but a memoir depicting tragic lives that had been deformed by having to face horrid life-threatening experiences and losing family…show more content…
The “shadow” of Jakob’s tragedy when he was little is somewhat “Covered” by the love of Alex, his first married women, notwithstanding, the actual fact that Jakob failed to apprehend what actually happened to Bella had left a terrible scar in his heart. He was always hurting from knowing whether or not if she was alive. His lost sister’s image always remained in his heart where it was always holding him to never forget about the murders that destroyed his childhood and life. Jakob’s traumas during the war had become his significant burden and damaged his mind and soul. He became an unfortunate person of his own memory that kept him recalling the lost and therefore the pain he had to go through previously was still lingering. His second married woman Michaela seemed to be Jakob’s soul mate, failed to utterly settle for the peculiarities of Jakob’s heart. Life tutored Jakob a way to love and to forgive, however not to be frightened of the long run, in spite of the pain that stayed forever. He lived a good life and never forgot and sorrowed of the Holocaust that had taken all his cherished individuals away. The first part of the book is devoted to Jakob it then switches to the other protagonist –Ben. Jakob’s story is told according to the diaries that Jakob himself composed when he was living. These diaries were found out by a juvenile lecturer, Ben that was very involved in understanding the biography of persons that went through World War

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