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Reading Interaction Journal
Pages 5 (1255 words)
Finding meaning in difficult situations Name: University: Course: Tutor: Date: Prison is a place for all regardless of the social status. It a place where thieves dine with, convicted magistrates, lawyers and even doctors. Life in prison as explained by the book ‘Man search for meaning’ by Victor is not that easy like the other people who have survived it narrates their stories…
He refers to this feeling as the ‘delusion of reprieve’. According to Victor it becomes easy for an outsider to get the wrong conception of the prison life, a conception that is mingled with sentiment and pity (Pg. 4). A constant danger of death threatened the life of prisoners, and the closeness of death affect the hopelessly borne individual to be affected psychologically. The first group of the prisoners did not few the threat of death or the fume chambers. Being in the prison the thought to commit suicide of the threat of death lost meaning and the mention of chambers lost their horrors (Pg.36-37. The quotes from this book can tell you how traumatic the life in prison must have been. The use of transport to move prisoners to another camp was just a simple guess that the final destination of that transport was the chambers. A selection of the sick and weak prisoners would be done and sent to one of the big central camp which was fitted with gas chambers and crematoriums (Pg. 4). I believed these prisoners went through a lot of traumatic experience that it is difficult and stressful to talk about. Like for the case of transport a definite of prisoners had to be taken, it didn’t matter since each of them was nothing but numbers. ...
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