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Not Left at the Gates

Summary: The essay deals with the effects of the Holocaust as seen in the graphic novel, Maus by Art Spiegelman. It shows that the effects are felt even after survivors left the gates of the concentration camps.
Whenever a Holocaust story is heard, a certain respect for the survivors fills the air. It is almost impossible to think of the hardships that survivors and non-survivors were forced to face years ago. However, in Art Spiegelman's book, Maus, effects of the Holocaust on a modern society are explored. The story mostly takes place in modern times. However, realities of the Holocaust are seen firsthand when Art, an aspiring artist, interviews his father, Vladek, about the Holocaust in an obvious attempt to seek answers to the mysteries of his father, his dead mother, his dead brother and his life in general. By writing Maus, Art Spiegelman reveals the fact that when Vladek leaves the gates of the concentration camps, the troubles of the Holocaust not only come with him, but they stay as a distinguishing aspect of the rest of the lives of Vladek's loved ones.

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