Writing Prompts - Harry Snodgrass

Prompt 1

Please listen to Harry Snodgrass’s video story. In this source, Snodgrass states that "We have no choice in how we are born... our only choice is what kind of person we are going to be." After you have listened to his story, write an essay that both summarizes and analyzes his attitude about choice related to human nature both during and after the Holocaust. Be sure to cite specific evidence to support your analysis.

Prompt 2

Write an expository essay comparing and contrasting the liberator experiences of James Dorris and Harry Snodgrass.  Analyze how the interviews reveal similar information although James and Harry liberated different camps.  Draw evidence from the films and transcripts to support your information and be sure to cite strong and thorough evidence from both sources to support your argument.