Surviving a Concentration Camp

 
 
 
 
Viktor Frankl, Primo Levi, and Roberto Benigni all provide a view of Nazi concentration camps. Frankl and Levi's views are quite similar, while Benigni's is markedly different. This paper examines the works of all three men to synthesize its thesis: Surviving a concentration camp depends on how one views the experience.

Viktor Frankl in "Man's Ultimate Search for Meaning" and Primo Levi in "Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity" describe not only the horrors of Auschwitz but the reasoning that accompanies such unspeakable conditions and the wisdom they gained about survival in the midst of their experiences there. Both men through their suffering and their associations with

     
 
 
 
    

 

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