'the Scope And Focus Of Memory Are Too Intimate For The Grand Sweep Of History,' Do You Agree Or Disagree. Based On Text Fiftieth Gate

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Mark Baker's novel The Fiftieth Gate explores the memory of two holocaust survivors, yossl and Genia Baker, with Mark who interprets their memory and uses documented evidence to recreate the history of the holocaust event. The scope and focus of memory only adds to the gand sweep of history and allows different interpretations and greater detail of the event.In the ...view middle of the document...

Mark uses his parents memory to explore their history with great detail.Marks change in the way he delivers the history of the holocaust is also influenced by the pain he felt through his parents memory,'alone frieghtened .... I was so scared. But my mother said,'run to judenrat' ....saved my life.' The memory of the survivors gives a unique perspective on the holocaust and the intimacy of such personal memories enriches the event.The biased view of mark and his parents memory does not affect the text as a historical source as it is written from the perspective of jewish survivors as they were the largest victims of the holocaust.

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