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  • Elie's Loss Of Innocence In The Holocaust

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    Approximately fourteen million people died during the Holocaust, and losing innocence was just a part of the objectification process. After going through the process and staying alive, innocence would be almost impossible to keep grasp of, considering the fact that once it is lost innocence can never be regained. In Night on page 55, Elie said “He told us that having been chosen because of his strength, he had been forced to place his own father’s body into the furnace." Every time Elie heard something

  • Examples Of Hope In Night By Elie Wiesel

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    “Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” -President Snow in The Hunger Games. The book Night by Elie Wiesel is a true story about the holocaust. In the story the main character, Elie, experiences terrible things. He is so hopeful that things are going to get better (after all how could they get any worse) and he is so fearful that his last bit of hope will be taken away and he will give up on life. Elie experiences the worst things that we can imagine. How could anyone have hope in such darkness

  • Characterism In Warm Bodies

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    The Antidote “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness” (Desmond Tutu). In Isaac Marion’s Warm Bodies, R, an odd and curious zombie, embarks on a unique journey. While on a typical hunting trip at the city, he crosses paths with a girl, named Julie Grigio. After devouring her boyfriend Perry’s brain, the memories of Julie and what she has gone through, spark something inside of R that changes everything. In the novel, R and Julie prove that hope can overcome the

  • The Glass Castle Analysis

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    The Glass Castle was a symbol of hope for all of the children, they counted on it for their future; when it was forgotten about by their dad, the hope of a better future faded away along with the hope they had in their father. This book was titled The Glass Castle for at least one main reason. This novel describes Jeannette’s childhood and one of the biggest things that she heard about during that time was from her dad when he said that he was going to build a glass castle for their family. “When

  • Examples Of Optimism In The Book Unbroken

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    Optimism played a large part of Louie and Phil’s survival. How did Louie and Phil maintain their happiness and hope? In the book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand the two character, Louie and Phil, remained hopeful and optimistic during the war because of their loved ones, determination for victory, and their strength. Although they were not with them, Louie and Phil’s loved ones gave them hope that led to their survival. These two loved their families and talked about them often. Whenever they felt upset

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Alfonso Cuaron ' Essay

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    indoctrinated paranoia and despair on its own people, by condemning its people to live in a lawless nation full of war, death, and destruction. Although it seems as if humanity is condemned to live without hope and without a chance of a future, Theo’s rejuvenation and transformation makes us see that hope can be reawakened even in the most destructive and hopeless society; Theo transforms when Kee reveals her pregnancy to him, and by giving hi life to safely this teenage pregnant girl through a journey

  • Different Perspectives In Dickens And Charles Dickens's Tale Of Two Cities

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    criticizing himself and imagining that he would never be able to change. This caused him to not even try and to just live life, in a sad state. Next, sacrifice can be positive and it usually means to have new beginnings. On the other hand, you are usually losing something dear to you, which hurts you for the rest of your life. That is why, no one should dwell in the past, but learn from it and move on. Lastly, courage could be a positive and at the same time a negative aspect. It all depends on our own personal

  • Flowers And The Symbol Of Flowers

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    flowers symbolize aspiration and determination while a wilted or destroyed flower represents a somber and heartbroken attitude toward life. The motif of the flowers in Paul’s Case and The Chrysanthemums represent the progression of the characters’ hope and dreams. In the opening scene of Paul’s Case, the author notes the vibrant, red carnation that Paul wears to his disciplinary meeting and consequently the teacher’s distaste of what they believe the flower symbolizes referring to it as a, “scandalous

  • The skill which I am going to discuss about is impulse control. It means regardless of what is

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    The skill which I am going to discuss about is impulse control. It means regardless of what is asked or done, one is unable to control the need to act upon something. In other words, impulse can be described as an immediate action or reaction that is particularly evident in emotions. This is an important skill in today's environment which can indicate the adaptability of an individual in an external environment and potentially determine future success. For instance, if one is unable to control his/her

  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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    is a driving force in the novel “Lord of The Flies” by William Golding and the novel “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green. In the novel “Lord of the Flies”,one of the most important emotions is optimism. Without optimism the boys would have no hope that they would make it off the island. At the start of the novel things are not going the boys way, their plane crashes in the middle of nowhere and they do not know what to do. The boys are in a state of chaos and they need a leader, the leader will