Symbols In "Not Wanted On The Vouage" English Grade 12 Assignment

623 words - 3 pages

In 1933, the Holocaust was created by Nazi Germany in an attempt to divide and dispose of the “unwanted” and undesirable. Anyone that was not Hitler's version of “ideal” was murdered in order to cleanse Germany. This cruel and vicious way of thinking is displayed in “NOW TV” through Noah Noyes. Throughout the text Findley references the Holocaust directly and indirectly. Findley demonstrates the connection “Noah’s Ark” has to the holocaust, and tries to show readers this could happen again in the future.
NOW TV demonstrates a strong connection to the Holocaust with its mass genocide by the Great Flood. At the beginning of the novel, ashes are falling from the sky, symbolizing the cremation of the Jewish. Interestingly, every character knows they are ashes, except Noah. This demonstrates Noah is delusional, as was Hitler, to inhumanity and cruelty. On page 105, Lucy says she ca,e to the human race to survive the Holocaust in Heaven, and prevent the Holocaust on earth. This direct references to the holocaust makes it evident that this is not the first or last time the act of “cleansing” makes us question our humanity.
Noah and Hitler both made it clear that being a “perfect” human was much more important than humanity, kindness, and compassion. So, what is being human? Mrs. noyes fought hard to show Noah that mentally disabled Lotte deserved to live just as much as anyone. She tried to show Noah that just because they have differences does not mean one should live and one should die. When the Faeries showed Mrs. Noyes the infinite symbol, it meant time is not what you think. I believe Findley was trying to say that even though everything seems okay in this moment, segregation starts small, but the longer it is left alone the stronger and more severe it can become. Another example of Findlay connected this...

Other Essays On Symbols in "Not Wanted on the Vouage" - English- Grade 12 - Assignment

high school should make uniform mandatory - Grade 12 assignment - Essay

479 words - 2 pages uniform policy. The people in charge would not have to worry about checking each and every student of what he or she is wearing and whether it is acceptable or not. Therefore, uniforms could enhance the school's image. However, dress codes prepare students for the work world. In addition, Students need to get used to not being allowed to wear what they want on weekdays. When they go to a job interview or even to a job, dress codes are mandatory. Also

Explaining the Ethics of War: Examples from the Fall of Constantinople and the Afghanistan War - Grade 12 Philosophy Class - Assignment

2306 words - 10 pages gave Taliban an ultimatum: either give up Osama Bin Laden, the leader of Al-Qaeda, or the United States would attack with full force. After Taliban did not agree with giving up Bin Laden, in October 7, 2001, the United States forces started bombing Afghanistan (The War in Afghanistan: Causes, Timeline & Controversy, d.o.a. Nov 26, 2017). Now, in 2017, the war, continues to go on in its 16th year, with no end in sight, is the longest war the U.S

Violence and Non-Violence (Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement - Grade 12 - Assignment/Research

1744 words - 7 pages intense struggle for social justice that happened mainly between the 1950’s and 1960’s. It was for black people to gain equal rights under the United States law. The Civil War did indeed abolish slavery, but that didn’t stop black people from being treated badly and being discriminated against, especially in the Southern states. This (violence in the South) was especially due to Jim Crow laws, laws that discriminate based on race. They segregated

school assignment for me to pass. im not copying - grade 11 j mondeor - literature essay

3701 words - 15 pages long periods, kept standing upright for hours, deprived of sleep, or tormented by high-level noise. Torture is used in some cases as a way to carry out interrogations and extract confessions or information. Today, it is increasingly used as a means of suppressing political and ideological dissent, or for punishing political opponents who do not share the ideology of the ruling group.[12] In addition to torture, tens of thousands of people detained

Themes of Reputation in The Crucible - Academic English 12 - assignment

420 words - 2 pages character concerned with reputation was Giles Corey. He was killed in a gruesome way because he wanted to die a true Christian man. If he confessed to witchcraft he wouldn't be considered Christian anymore. He could have been hanged if he confessed but he was suffocated. This shows how far these people would go for their reputation. “More weight” (Miller) I find that Giles character stayed true throughout the play, and even when he died he went out in

The difference between Baba and Amir - English Grade 12 - Essay

939 words - 4 pages lack of understanding towards Amir since he cannot relate to him. We can see that because of how disappointed Baba is, Amir can see that he’s not the son that Baba wanted: “ but fathering a son who preferred burying his face in poetry books to hunting...well, that wasn't how Baba had envisioned it” (Hosseini, 19-20). With only a quick glance at the novel, one would see that Baba is very disappointed in how Amir turned out, due to his wimpy

Beerdohm Questions in grade 11 English - English - Assignment

1306 words - 6 pages viewpoint is in the first person and displays emotion and tone. He uses the pronoun “I” many times as well as making his own claims, only giving evidence of his own, and connecting his points with his life like when he says: “Experience teaches me that whatever a fellow-guest may have power to instruct or to amuse when he is sitting on a chair, or standing on a hearth-rug, quickly leaves him when he takes one out for a walk”. Not only does this prove

Collage response- english grade 12 - english - Homework

910 words - 4 pages close too. The sound of their laugh lights you up from the inside, people say they feel this way when they make their mothers laugh. The light up feeling you get inside remind me of “butterflies” in your stomach and how colourful butterflies are. Another picture I added to also represent this was on the top left, underneath the leafs. The block of a colourful pattern. I choose the leaves because I think laughter is organic and grows in a sense

Symbols in the lord of the flies - Grade 10 - Essay

563 words - 3 pages Lord of the Flies Essay- William Golding Lord of the Flies is set on a deserted island where a group of boys were stranded due to a plane crash. In the novel, “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding, the author uses a lot of symbols to help portray the destruction and deterioration of the boys. The destruction of the island can be understood using various symbols, the symbols that I will be examining are the conch, painted faces, and the beast

The Kite Runner Summary, Quotes, Conflict, Opinion - English 12 - Assignment

1873 words - 8 pages behavior of not helping Hassan when Assef was raping him and also had setting him up by placing the items in his room. Hassan accepted the consequence as if he had stolen them and never told on Amir. Amir suffered from insomnia after the incidents. In this quote, Amir stands up for Hassan's son in America by telling his wife's father that he is never to call the boy a Hazara again. D. ‘"For you a thousand times over," I heard myself say

TOK Journal on Intuition and Memory in the Arts - IB 12 - Assignment

492 words - 2 pages with ideas of music theory. If Tommy Emmanuel is not familiar with music theory, does he simply use emotion and intuition to play what sounds “pleasing” to him? For example, if two chords are played together, a musician trained in music theory may know they are supposed to sound “good” together by knowledge from music theory. Tommy Emmanuel on the other hand may use emotion to know that those two chords sound “good” to himself. Tommy Emmanuel may

Similar Papers

Disability Inclusion In Curriculum Grade 12 Assignment

2469 words - 10 pages a part of the class and an identification that everyone is equal and has a right to an education. Content and Description The unit content that will be used will be for year 10 English students with the focus topic being creative writing. The unit will address Stage 5 Outcomes with a specific focus on Objective C: think in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive and critical (Board of Studies, 2012). This unit will be taught over a 6

Life Of Pi, The Moral Of This Story Grade 12 Assignment

501 words - 3 pages friendship, their reliance on each other for survival illustrates one key point: mutual respect. Don’t give up Life Of Pi is a story of perseverance and a story of not giving up, even in the hardest’s conditions. Pi didn’t give up hope and he kept moving. Whatever the hungry predator as company, he never let down hope of survival. There will be always some opportunities like the flying fish for food or rains for drinking water or the floating

Writing Prompts For Essay Ideas Grade 12 Assignment

952 words - 4 pages to do with quality of life—generally the idea that simplicity is good. The challenge, I think, is for students to avoid clichés while also avoiding being too cute or clever. There’s no short-cut around the fact that upper level papers are well-written and engaging. Here’s a list of Provincial Exam writing topics. They use exactly the same kinds of topics on the English 10 exam as on the English 12 exam. People learn from a variety of sources. The

Heart Of Darkness Marlow God Imagery Grade 12 Assignment

502 words - 3 pages KURTZ INTRODUCTION Kurtz is Africa's Satan, whose forbidden fruit is ivory, drawing him away from the rules of civilization and creating a monster that feeds on fulfilling that one job, no matter the consequences. He presents himself as a god to the natives, who are awed by Kurtz's magnificence and become his devoted followers, his own fallen angels. There, in the deepest pits of the jungle, those demonic and primitive people and their god