Have you ever gone through any experience that was worse than the Holocaust? Well, I haven’t. Having researched Primo Levi’s life, I have learned that many people have experienced many horrors and with those experiences we as people have learned valuable lessons. This report is based on Primo Levi’s life. I hope you will gain some insight of what kind of a man he really was, and how he will never be forgotten. Primo Levi’s life was in Turin Italy. His family was of Jewish decent. Primo Levi was a survivor of the Auschwitz Concentration camp. He wrote many books about his experiences which has left an imprint on many of our lives. Primo Levi had taught the world about what truth is, and the horrors of intolerance. His life experiences have given us valuable lessons that we as individuals have an obligation to learn from so that in generations to come our children will not repeat the same mistakes. We must never forget. We must always remember (“ Primo Levi”)
Primo Levi was born on July 31, 1919 and died by a suicide attempt. His parents were named Cesare and Ester, and his sister was named Anna Marie. He considered his sister a best friend and he had a deep affection for her. Primo Levi was a timid child, good student, but he was ill at ease with his peers. He joined a fascist movement at the age of five. Primo Levi was a Jewish Italian. He didn’t feel the differences or prejudices until World War II when the Nazis were in power. This is when he had a first-hand experience with intolerance. This changed his whole perception of life and made him the man that we know him as today (“Primo Levi: A Life”).
Levi had many influences in his life. One main influence, and who Levi believed was responsible for his great interest in arts, literature, and sciences, was his father. Levis mother was a big influence on him as well. She taught him the love for books and she instilled in him the passion for reading. His grandfather was an...
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