Lyn Lifshin: An Analysis Of The Nuremberg Law
Here the Germans said that citizens who were from the Reich had to be entirely German and pure, but also have the ambitions to serve the nation. The law of Protection of German Blood and German Honor was basically the Germans stating a whole bunch of things that Jews and citizens of German blood can’t have or do and if they do commit one of the things they aren’t allowed to do then they will have punishments which are stated in Section 5 of the law.
In the poem For me the Holocaust started in 33 in a small village by Lyn Lifshin, it told a story about Lyn when she was in school being hit by the teacher because she was a Jew. She also said the student who she thought were her friends started laughing at her. In the second poem, called In Auschwitz-Birkenau by Judy Cohen, I learned a lot about of the Holocaust with so little information. I could imagine what it was like being there and just being able to smell what Cohen describes it as. This poem is really good, I really liked it. The most impacting line was when Cohen said “a few minutes, to tell you about five gas chambers that could and did kill thousands per day” (Cohen). Just thinking about how it actually happened