How Do We Remember the Holocaust? The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas by John Boyne

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As our world is evolving, advancements in technology are allowing the spread of information to increase across the Internet. Simiarily, to the World Memory Project using the Internet to promote the remembrance of the Holocaust people are starting to use forms of social media to spread the word to people. There are ways for Facebook users to “share” or “like” Holocaust Museum’s Facebook page or to “share” an experience that someone had that relates to the Holocaust in some way. Likewise, on Twitter you can participate in a “virtual” names reading by “tweeting the names of individuals who dies during the Holocaust.”(
Across the world there are many ways to share
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While both books are phenomenal, they both have a different purpose and allow for us to understand the different areas of the Holocaust differently. Other books such as The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas by John Boyne allows for children to remember the Holocaust by writing a book for a younger audience. Although there are so many books about the Holocaust it gives those who read the books a much bigger idea of the tragedy that occurred. The strong feelings expressed through the books seem to force one to remember the delicate time period and help to not make it reoccur.
Furthermore, Films much like books are resources that people can use to gain information about the Holocaust. Much like books, “Films—whether they are feature length, documentaries, shorts, un-cut testimonies or home videos, and whether they are viewed in theaters, on television sets or on computer terminals—have made a tremendous impact on both our understanding of and our perceptions about the Holocaust.” ( In movies about the Holocaust it is a lot easier to understand the emotions and feelings that a character has to overcome since movies have help explaining the plot with the use of visuals. Many Holocaust books that have been written have a movie made to go along with

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