Writing Prompts - Ralph Schulz

Prompt 1

Please watch the film of Ralph Schulz as he discussed 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 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

Examine the picture below taken of Ralph during a visit to Dachau while he was stationed in Germany. Write an essay that compares and contrasts his experience as a Special Services Officer at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials with the photo and survivor accounts from Dachau. Be sure to cite strong and thorough evidence from these sources to support your argument.

Photo courtesy of Ralph Schulz