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    Sure, it’s hard to make new friends when moving from one place to another, but it’s also hard to make new friends even if they are and always have been just five blocks away. In “The Chosen” by Chaim Potok, the storyline was based in America during World War II, which is significant to the characters in the book because they are Jews. Even though they weren’t in Germany while the war was happening, they were still majorly affected by what was happening. To display the setting and significance to

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    What makes the perfect parent? Countless magazines and websites strive to answer the question but often possess differing opinions on what techniques and parenting styles will foster the ideal child. In Chaim Potok’s novel, The Chosen, Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders grow up in polar opposite households. While both practice Judaism, their separate sects often highlight differences in their respective upbringings. Literature mimics real life and while reading, I found myself comparing the boys’ friendship

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    Chaim Potok's The Chosen In the book The Chosen, by Chaim Potok, Reuven Malter is shaped by everyone around him. During this interaction his character becomes more developed and engaging. Through the interactions, it becomes apparent that Reuven’s father is always teaching his child how to improve himself. The conversations between Reuven and his father help prepare Reuven develop the mentality and the personal qualities, such as wisdom, compassion, and tolerance, necessary to become a rabbi

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    In the book The Chosen by Chaim Potok, Danny, a Hasidic Jew, is raised without communicating normally with his father. Even though Danny expresses interest in secular topics his father traps him in religious studies, restricting his thoughts and relationships. However, after a baseball game, Danny gains a new friend called Reuven, who is central to Danny’s mental transformation. By meeting Reuven and his father, Danny’s religiously restricted outlook on his future and life changes to be more forgiving

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    showers or not? Are they nice or just shrewd and prideful? Well Reuven from the book The Chosen by Chaim Potok, a Jew in the 1900’s, displays distinct characteristics that would surprise most people. For example, he stands for others when they need him, he even remains caring to those who have offended him. Reuven displays many characteristics that many people wish they had. In book The Chosen by Chaim Potok, Reuven displays amazing character traits such as unstoppable determination, unconditional

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    The Chosen: Prompt 7 The Chosen, by Chaim Potok, is refined with a relationship between two people, Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders, who come from very specific places. This allows for a story of true friendship and family relations. The book brings about a series of tests that question the integrity and principles of both main characters. Chaim Potok is able to isolate two different lives against the world and analyze a complex friendship. With this friendship comes differences and also certain

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    Friends are beloved characters in peoples’ lives. Filling spare time, friends are people to talk to during both pleasant and trying circumstances. In Chaim Potok’s renowned novel The Chosen, Danny and Reuven share such a friendship. Both boys strive to assist and comfort each other even in problematic, slightly tense situations. Exhibiting his care for Danny, Reuven relates to him what he must hear, rather than what he wishes to hear, and Danny mentions first the friendship emerging between them

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    In the novel, The Chosen, by Chaim Potok, two jewish families from different sects are brought together through the blossoming of a deep friendship between their two sons during the 1940s. It focuses on the emotional bonds forged between traditional Orthodox Jew Reuven Malter and Hasidim Danny Saunders, that last well through their childhood adventures of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York, and well into adult hood. It also follows their story of self discovery, parental acceptance, and how the

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    Chosen” by Chaim Potok illustrates the relationship between two teenage boys, Danny and Reuven, as they grow into adulthood and struggle to find a balance between conflicting parental expectations and their own desires. A prominent theme presented throughout this novel is that although one’s environment and experiences affects one’s distinct and personal identity, the individual is ultimately (ultimately, it is the individual who (is)) the one who decides his or her own identity. Chaim Potok uses

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    The book The Chosen written by Chaim Potok can be very relatable to people especially teens. It starts in Brooklyn, New York in the 1940s and it is a story about how two Jewish boys meet and deal with the same issues during the end of World War ll. In the beginning they started as two strangers who lived fairly close to each other and played baseball against each other. During their game Danny Saunders hits a ball straight to Reuven Malter’s eye and puts him in the hospital. Danny comes to apologize

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