Devil's Arithmetic Movie Analysis

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There were 40,000 concentration camps, plus to the addition of incarceration sites. Over 6 million jews had died in the concentrations camps. the jews came from all over, russia, germany,. They also got some native americans and other people to get more workers. In this paper today, i will talk about the similarities, differences and themes from the devil’s arithmetic and the movie devil’s arithmetic. Some similarities from the book and the movie are: the wizard of oz allusion, hannah character was included, man vs society, and man vs self. There are a lot of differences from the movie and the book but here are a few, rivka is related to hannah in the movie, yitzchak reuven and tzipporah aren’t included in the movie. Hannah started in a tattoo …show more content…
The first one is the importance of your family and your heritage. “All Jewish holidays are about remembering, momma. I’m tired of remembering”, hannah doesn’t want to remember about the history of the Jews. Another example of the theme family importance and heritage is,”hannah had taken a bullet pen and written a string of numbers on the inside of her arm, hard enough to almost break the skin….she thought it may please grandpa will as much as the new baby did.” she does this because she wants her family to pay attention to her, because she thinks that family is everything. The second theme is perseverance, “you must remember..that we will survive the Jews.” they say this because they have hope they will make it threw the camps and live. Another example of perseverance would be,”....Rivka already had her hands to her mouth, making a clucking sound to warn the children.” they wanted to help the children live through so ,they had warned the children that the bruer is …show more content…
Some similarities from the book and the movie are: the wizard of oz allusion, hannah character was included, man vs society, and man vs self. There are a lot of differences from the movie and the book but here are a few, rivka is related to hannah in the movie, yitzchak reuven and tzipporah aren’t included in the movie. Hannah started in a tattoo place and her age is different, also the execution of the people who tried to escape. The author of the book and movie had both included the theme of family importance/ heritage also perseverance is the other

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