Assignment On Schindler's List

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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, it also teaches some very important lessons. The movie brings to the surface some of even today's prejudices. Students who view the film cannot but help to take into consideration their own prejudices in the present day.There are many noteworthy scenes in the movie. In my opinion the scene where the Jews are being thrown from ...view middle of the document...

The scenes show how ruthless and unconscious the German forces were of what they were doing.It is extremely difficult to pick and particular scene which has no purpose in the film. So much of what happened throughout the course of the movie was relevant to other parts of the movie. The only scenes I believe do not play a great amount of significance to the entire story is the time when Schindler tells his wife he will never be able to be without another woman. Also the part of the movie when Schindler met with the Jewish businessmen for money to start his company is very irrelevant to the rest of the movie.Prejudices exist all around us and everyone has their own prejudices. Whether it be directed toward a particular race, creed, or nationality it will forever exist. Many times people do not think anything about what they are saying or doing to others. It has become such a routine 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.

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