We will be reading the novels night by elie wiesel and maus i by art spiegelman unit description: this book is elie wiesel's personal account of surviving the concentration camps of the holocaust. Introduction to the holocaust- us holocaust memorial museum timeline of the holocaust holocaust and related maps map of places mentioned in night winfrey and wiesel: auschwitz full movie elie.
Excerpt from elie wiesel's night pp 26-32 the following excerpt is from an autobiographical account of a young boy, eliezer's, experience as he arrives at the concentration camp in auschwitz. Elie wiesel's night and art spiegelman's maus are two greatly admired works of art which are flooded with the shocking art speilgman's maus is a comic book and it tells the tale of vladek, art's father. Night and the book maus both contextually focus on survivors of the holocaust, but night illustrates a more graphic and realistic memory of this gruesome event.
Comparison of maus and night the holocaust was a traumatic event that most people can't even wrap their minds around libraries are filled with books about the holocaust because people are both. Night and maus are very different styles of writing but they both focus on family especially the relationship between father and son with influence of the holocaust although maus certainly focuses. Maus is a graphic novel by american cartoonist art spiegelman, serialized from 1980 to 1991 it depicts spiegelman interviewing his father about his experiences as a polish jew and holocaust survivor the work employs postmodernist techniques and represents jews as mice, germans as cats.
Night and maus relate in many ways night and maus both have a common theme about war tragedies and they both talk about difficulties and struggles they go through out the holocaust. Comparison survivor's guilt and the bystander effect are both themes present in night and maus in maus, when vladek and anja are hiding in the ghetto. I read night and maus i and even though i preferred one of the books i do think future classes should read both books the books are good to read together because they show two different perspectives. Contrast & compare essay for maus and night the holocaust was a sad time for the jewish and german people of europe the germans, under nazi rule. Transcript of night vs maus night and maus compare & contrast how are they alike elie and art both deal with the death of a parent (pp 100-104) in elie's case, both parents.
Another common theme between both night and maus was perseverance the main characters are only able to survive through their strong will. Night and fog is a short film documentary that was filmed ten years after the liberation of nazi concentration camps the documentary describes the life of many prisoners who were held in the. That night lyrics atonal dissonance is what she likes why did you sing to me, jennifer that night track info written by john maus. Both the book, night, by elie wiesel and the graphic novels, maus i, ii, by art spiegelman depict the holocaust in night, the scenes of the holocaust are depicted through words and in maus i, ii they.
Night and maus timeline created by summercotter elie and his family arrive in auschwitz the first night at camp. Symbolism: night and maus alyciamurillo_ tarafından güncellendi. A recurring theme in maus and night is the idea of race, what makes one inferior to the other what is the perfect race maus uses the nazi ideology that the jews are inhuman.