Examples Of Courage In The Book Thief

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Essay Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall, but by those who fought, fell and rose again. It's about perseverance not bravery. Throughout World War 2 these individuals all showed courage, whether it was helping Jews in need or volunteering for concentration camps. Each of them showed courage in many different ways. Oscar Scindler is courageous man who saved hundreds of Jews in Poland. He was just like us who attended school and had a close relationship working with his father is a factory. That was until 1942 when the Nazi's started relocating Jews,"I felt the Jews were being destroyed. I had to help them. There was no choice" Schindler hated the idea of Hitler killing Jews, to him they were normal humans, even co - workers. Schindler made is his job to save Jews from execution, and that is what he did. Schindler successfully saved hundreds of Jews in Poland and thanks to him six thousand Jews survived the holocaust and lived to the age of 90. Schindler was overall a heroic man who put his life at risk to ensure the safety of others, if it wasn't for Schindler there would not…show more content…
This quest for meaning seems like a very human thing indeed.Death tells us at the beginning of the novel that the most painful part of his job is seeing "the survivors," "the leftover humans," "the ones who are left behind, crumbling among the jigsaw puzzle of realization, despair, and surprise" You could argue that Death has the most unlucky job in the world however he is courageous and continues collecting souls as much as it pains him

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