Writing Prompts - Inge Lowenstein

Prompt 1

Please watch the film of Inge Lowenstein as she discusses several central ideas. Determine one central idea from the video and write an essay that both summarizes and analyzes how that central idea is developed over the course of the video, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details. Cite strong and thorough evidence from the video to support your analysis.

Prompt 2

Although Inge’s father thought the discrimination and laws against Jews would end at some point, after Kristallnacht circumstances worsened for Inge’s family and they decided to immigrate to Peru. Write an essay that compares and contrasts Inge’s family’s experiences during Kristallnacht with other survivor accounts of this event about the meaning of personal loss related to the Holocaust. Be sure to cite strong and thorough evidence from both sources to support your argument.