Writing Prompts - Frieda Weinreich

Prompt 1

Frieda Weinreich uses the term “ticket to live” (4:16) and “this was my luck” (6:44) to describe several events in her life during the Holocaust. Explore Weinreich’s repeated use of these terms and the impact they convey. Include specific quotes and moments from the interview video and/or transcript to support your answer.

Prompt 2

Frieda Weinreich states that “…if it [Holocaust] could happen in Germany, it can happen any place.” Write an argumentative essay supporting or rejecting Weinreich’s assertion. Support your answer with evidence from one or more interviews and other appropriate sources and be sure to cite specific evidence to support your argument.