Critrical Lenss

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  • Topic: To Kill a Mockingbird, The Holocaust, First-person narrative
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Helen Keller once said, “Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it”. This quote portrays the fact all of the suffrages are made up of blindness and human stinginess. Such acts are portrayed in the books, “To kill a mockingbird” by John Steinbeck and “Night” by Ellie Wiesel himself. I believe that people suffer due to their own personal issues and to the fact they are put into such cruel matters that they are left but nothing to regard the situation. In the novel to kill a Mocking bird, Atticus Finch is described as a person that is patient, never gives up once he has started something. Atticus doesn’t give up trying to pronounce justice to Tom Robinson for a crime he never was associated with. Atticus took Tom Robinsons case into his own hands although knowing the fact he would have had a whole mob against his argument, Atticus fights for Tom Robinsons justice even though he has kept him and himself into danger. Atticus defends Tom Robinson because he believes that every person deserves an equal testimony, he takes the risk defending Tom Robinson knowing that Tom is a colored man and that he is a White man. Atticus was then humiliated and embarrassed by Bob Ewell and the other townspeople. Atticus defended Tom Robinson and questioned the honesty of a white person. Atticus never gave up on Tom Robinson and filled a motion of a retrial as soon as the jurors came back with a guilty verdict. Atticus was willing to fight any obstacles that got in his way to find justice for Tom Robinson. “Night” by Ellie Wiesel is a memoir about the Holocaust; it takes place during World War II in several concentration camps throughout Germany and Poland. Told from the first person point of view of a survivor, the reader gains strong images of the pain and torture one had to endure during the Holocaust. Ellie and his family are taken into hostage following many other Jewish families, Ellie and his father Mr. Wiesel are kept together by...
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