Mila 18 Themes

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Commitment to a Higher Cause

Throughout history, there have been instances of individuals or groups of individuals who, in the face of challenges and danger, sacrifice their personal lives and safety for a higher cause. Author Uris provides several examples of these individuals in Mila 18. Deborah Bronski and Chris De Monti sacrificed their love for one another, in order to participate in the Jewish resistance effort and to assist others with escape an survival. Deborah remains in the ghetto to care for orphaned children, even though she has an opportunity to obtain false papers allowing her to leave Poland. Ultimately, she pays for her commitment with death. Chris, an Italian-American who can leave at any time, takes major risks to secret money into the ghetto and information out. He secures false papers to get into the ghetto, in order to live and work among the Jewish resistance forces. Andrei...

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