Writing Prompts - Jack Lorch

Prompt 1

Please watch the film of Jack Lorch as he discusses several central ideas. Determine one central idea from the film and write an essay that both summarizes and analyzes how that central idea is developed over the course of the film, 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

Based on Jack Lorch’s story, his friendship with a Nazi basically saved his life. On the other hand, his wife Frieda Lorch, another Survivor, shares her feelings of personal isolation and ostracism. Write an essay comparing and contrasting events from both of their stories that express the importance of personal friendships and isolation during the Holocaust. Be sure to cite strong and thorough evidence from both sources to support your argument.