The Moon Is Down Essay | Student Essay

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The Moon Is Down

Summary: Discusses the John Steinbeck novel, The Moon is Down. Describes how Steinbeck depicts shows a tender side to the German soldiers. Analyzes the character of Tonder, and the conflict he faces in the story.
The German Nazi soldiers during the Second World War were seen as both malicious and callous, but John Steinbeck in his book, The Moon Is Down, shows another side of the soldiers. My view of these people is that on there exterior they seem very vile but on the inside they have soft spots and are compassionate people like everyone else. While being a soldier, the people conquered only see the malevolent side of the soldier's personality, leaving the conquered with not other option then to rebel.

Soldiers, like most people, have a tendency to be two faced while they are around certain individuals. To their enemies they are nothing but cold-hearted, but underneath the uniform lies a person almost identical to the ones they conquer. As shown in the book, many of the officers while around each other show a sentimental side. Lieutenant Tonder, a...

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