Critical Thinking/Discussion Questions - Lore Oppenheim

  1. Lore talks about having a strong sense of guilt for surviving while many of her friends and family died during the Holocaust. Why might she have such a pronounced sense of guilt even though the survival of certain families was largely based on chance?
  2. Lore stated in the film at (7:10) that her childhood was robbed from her by the Holocaust. What were some of the events that she experienced in Germany and what were some of the hardships that she suffered when she came to America that stole her childhood from her?