In our 2019 edition, check out ten of our newest Harvard application essays and profiles from students who made it in. s attention, but also educate them about this part of history. It teaches young children from an early age not be prejudiced against other people because as we grow up in this generation, prejudice is increasing in the form of racism. s father into perspective into what the Jews feel after they have lost loved ones in the camp. When Bruno goes under the fence the storm is getting worse.
Rather than focusing on violence, the film uses it as a backdrop for the story of Bruno and Shmuel’s friendship. Director Mark Herman is able to capture the horrendous nature of the Holocaust, in a way that leaves his audience heartbroken, but ultimately hopeful that human kindness and friendship can triumph in an evil society.
The horrors of the Nazi concentration camp are made all the more atrocious when placed against the simplicity of Bruno and Shmuel’s relationship.
The two boys live a parallel, yet drastically dissimilar existence.
This is effective because we also see the concern on Pavel? The sounds of dogs barking, screams from inside the gas chambers and the shouting of orders from the soldiers.
s face, which helps us as the audience even more to recognise the big and forgiving heart of the Jews. When Bruno and Schmuel are in the chamber they hold hands and that is the last we see of them in their united friendship.