Milton Meltzer | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Anita Silvey

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Milton Meltzer.
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Critical Essay by Anita Silvey

The Holocaust is a difficult subject to present to children; for although the tendency to protect young readers from harsh reality has been somewhat abandoned in the last decade, an author could scarcely enjoy describing barbarity and cruelty to young people. Yet the understandable impulse to soften the impact and horror of such events would be intolerable in discussing the Third Reich's extermination of the Jews. Facing this difficult problem, the author [of Never to Forget: The Jews of the Holocaust] has managed to present a powerful and overwhelming picture of the Final Solution. By carefully choosing eyewitness accounts, by excellent use of sources such as Raul Hilberg's The Destruction of the European Jews …, he has managed to convey the tragic slaughter of the Jewish people—in pogroms, in ghettoes, in work camps, and finally in...

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