In the two memoirs you have read (four perfect pebbles by Lila Perl and Marion Blumenthal Lazan and night by Ellie Wiesel) for this unit, the authors describe the challenges faced by Jewish people during the Holocaust. In these memoirs, the authors recall the hardships, obstacles, and persecution faced by Jews. Using specific details from both memoirs compare and contrast the challenges described in each memoir and how the various characters handled these challenges.
In your response, be sure to do the following:
Describe the challenges and hardships in both memoirs
Explain how the author of each memoir addresses the hardships
Compare and contrast the challenges faced in each memoir and how the authors handled these challenges
Use details and textual evidence from both memoirs in your response (You must use at four pieces of textual evidence in this essay.)
Cite your evidence correctly