Essays Tagged: "Schindler's List"

A Critical Analysis of Thomas Keneally's Schindler's List

Thomas Keneally's Schindler's List is the historical account of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of ... count of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of the horrors of World War II Poland. Schindler's List recounts the life of Oskar Schindler, and how he comes to Poland in search of mater ... ness man in Oskar Schindler turned into the savior of the Jews that had brought him so much wealth. Schindler's List is not just a biography of Oskar Schindler, but it is the story of how good can ove ...

(5 pages) 143 0 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Critical Analysis of Thomas Keneally's Schindler's List

ked to have seen what you got out of the Jews' experiences as death-camp survivorsThomas Keneally's Schindler's List is the historical account of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of ... count of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of the horrors of World War II Poland. Schindler's List recounts the life of Oskar Schindler, and how he comes to Poland in search of mater ...

(5 pages) 126 0 4.1 May/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Steven Spielbergs Amistad

l injustice in the past,' writes Lipkin.The article makes a parallel connection between Amistad and Schindler's List, which was the movie that Steven Spielberg made just prior to Amistad. The speech t ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

About Osacar schindler and the movie schindlers list.

Schindler's List1)A) The nazis saw the Jews lower than lower class people. The Jews were treated wor ... I think that the author did that to show how cruel the Nazis were in WWII and to show why and when Schindler's sympathies change. Also, in the 3-4 hour movie of black and white, the color red grabs t ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Schindler's List

Schindler's ListWhen Oscar Schindler proposed to open a factory with Itzhak Stern as his accountant, ... it in a way that the higher up in command would not know his intentions.There did come a time when Schindler's motives turned from self-interest to being primarily with the Jews. I think it was at th ... zhak Stern, he had a significant role in leading Schindler toward being a savior. He put ideas into Schindler's mind to help the Jews and how it could be done. He showed Schindler that Jewish people a ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A critique of the Mel Gibson movie "The Passion Of The Christ"

ople seemed to think that the movie made them seem evil, much like Nazis were made to look evil in "Schindler's List". Catholics seemed to have no problem with the movie, citing the fact that it is to ...

(2 pages) 123 2 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Schindler's list

Schindler's list has many stereotypes the most obvious one is that every Jew is bad and must die. Wh ... ade it clear that everyone was equal, and that no one was to be killed because they were Jewish. In Schindler's closing words he said to the guards "You can go home men or you can go home murders, you ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Discussion of Schindler's List

"Schindler's List," written by Steven Spielberg, examines the horrific tragedies to Jewish peoples am ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally: Character identity conflict/How does this book provide inspiration for hope in modern times? (Also recieved an A in an 11th grade AP Lit. and Comp. class.)

In the book, 'Schindler's List,' identity conflict is central to the story of the main character, Oscar Schindler. ... eing bankrupt, to insure that his workers have good food and shelter until the end of the war.Oscar Schindler's experience and transformation is both educational and inspirational in a modern context. ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Forgiveness and Forgetting in Schindler's List and Elie Wiesel's Night

osing a young boy to the agonizing death of his family, faith, and innocence in Jewish death camps. Schindler's List, another story in the form of a movie produced by Steven Spielberg, illustrates the ... transformation of a German profiteer into a passionate man. The three main characters in Night and Schindler's List represent the unwilling forgiver as Elie Wiesel, the forgiven as Oskar Schindler an ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A brief plot overview of Thomas Keneally's Schindler's list.

The book, Schindler's List, is a true story, based on the life of the German businessman, and Nazi follower, O ... company, specializing in cookware and utensils with the help of his accountant Itzhak Stern. Using Schindler's natural born ability as a schmoozer, he sweet-talks and bribes his way into the trusted ... ory as a safe haven after being forced into the new ghetto in Krawkow. All of the Jews realize that Schindler's factory is a safe haven in alternative to the concentration camps.But in the spring of 1 ...

(1 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

World War II: As Portrayed Through the Story of Oskar Schindler

World War II as Portrayed through the story of Oskar SchindlerSchindler's List begins when Oskar Schindler comes to Krakow just after Germany's invasion of Poland ... ut Schindler does not enter and exit the war the same man. Through Stephen Spielberg's rendition of Schindler's List we see a blunt view of what things were like for the "Schindler Jews" and for Oskar ... watching this movie is that it was filmed in black and white, even though it was produced in 1993 (Schindler's List). At first one may see this as a weakness, but in fact it is nothing of the sort. B ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

WW2: Holocaust Reflection Assignment (Schindler's List)

The movie, "Schindler's List", displayed the condition of the Jews in the WWII Holocaust era, with a horrifying ...

(3 pages) 51 1 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Schindler’s List- Movie Review

Before this movie, I knew little of Oskar Schindler's story. This was such a powerful and moving plot. Spielberg did a commendable job bringin ... s, which are truly well deserved. The movie is both deeply moving and believable. I thought filming Schindler's List in black-and-white was an effective way to portray the oppression of the Jews. The ... he Holocaust as a tragedy of individuals, Speilberg uses a little girl in a red coat, which catches Schindler's eye more than once.I believe the theme of this movie was to educate people of the anguis ...

(3 pages) 72 1 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A Deeper Understanding Of The Holocaust

Schindler's List, a movie about the activities of Oskar Schindler during WWII, is a film where much ... olved into a man who used his power to help those destined for tragedy. Much can be drawn upon from Schindler's List, including why intelligent people use their intelligence to harm others, vital less ... arm others, vital lessons in life, and the answer to whether good can arise from evil.In the movie, Schindler's List, intelligent people use their intelligence to harm and take advantage of others. Th ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Schindler's List

It is imperative that we remember the past in order to know the present. "Schindler's List" not only gives students an excellent insight to what happened during the Holocaust ... habit routine habit for them and those around them. We can only hope that by viewing such film as "Schindler's List" that these truths will become more evident in today's society.

(1 pages) 15 1 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oskar Schindler

In the film Schindler's List, the life of the famous Oskar Schindler is controversially portrayed. Schindler sav ... had the corporate power, the money, and the reputation of a stern business man.In the beginning of Schindler's factories, his motives weren't to save the Jews, he saw it as a business opportunity, an ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Schindler’s List 2

The paper I decided to do was on "Schindler's List". I have seen this movie four times and yet had not really noticed the many ways in ... mate begins to laugh, and Schindler joins him in the laughter. Suddenly the camera pans up to Oskar Schindler's face. His face shows a man that is no longer laughing but, without words, you can see in ... top of a hill and they are looking at all of the murders below. Once again, a close up is shown of Schindler's face. He appears to be very bothered by something he sees below. The camera pans downwar ...

(6 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

What Is A Hero?

y Jews as he could, knowing that other Germans thought he was doing wrong.I believe you should keep Schindler's List as part of the "Moments of Decision" because heroes need to be recognized too. I al ...

(1 pages) 570 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Oskar Schindler - A Flawed Man Becomes A Hero

en linked to one's identity- bringing with it prejudice and respect. Thomas Keneally, the author of Schindler's List, reveals different sides of Oskar's identities to show that while Oskar is not a pe ... ns towards helping and disguising the Jews are too obvious; everybody has awareness of it. However, Schindler's determination persists and by the end of the world war he depletes his entire fortune on ...

(4 pages) 18 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II