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Daniel's Story Themes

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Themes

Religion

Religion plays a very strong part in the story. After all, being Jewish is the entire reason for the persecution of Daniel and his family. Throughout the story, Daniel questions his own religious beliefs and assesses those of the people that he encounters. In the first section, while Daniel is still in Frankfurt, he celebrates his bar mitzvah. Also in the first section, he is unsure why the word "Jew" is written on Father's store window. He doesn't see anything wrong with the word. To him, it simply means a different way of celebrating religion.

However, in section two, Daniel really begins to question his belief. During Rosh Hashanah, people prayed to God for ten days. However, Daniel thought to himself, "What kind of God would allow such things to happen?" Daniel was full of anger.

While sick in Buchenwald, Daniel often dreamt of Mother. Father told Daniel...

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