Flashcards in Final Exam Vocabulary Deck (20):
Martha, Lt. Jimmy Cross's girlfriend, wrote with ambiguity in her letters to Cross, allowing him to believe that there was love between the two of them.
The Nazis were not candid through the "Work will set you free" signs, since the Jews were "set free" by way of death.
Any Jew who openly deprecated the Nazis would be seriously punished, usually by death.
Scholarly explanation or interpretation
Adolf Hitler had no legitimate exegesis for his starting of the Holocaust and his own hatred of Jews.
Many Jews in camps began to believe their hardships and overall torture would be immutable.
Most of the Jewish people in the concentration camps did not experience longevity, for they were killed through different processes.
Wealthy; rich; magnificent
If the Jews were indeed opulent, it would have no benefit to them in camps, since all of their belongings would be taken by the Germans.
Elie Wiesel, like all of the other Jews, was guided by the precept in Jewish life that there is an omnipotent, omniscient God.
During his own training, Jimmy had different salacious thoughts of Martha.
Jimmy Cross believed that his life without Martha would be exceedingly trite.
Unclear in meaning; can be interpreted in different ways
"Work will set you free" was an ambiguous message placed by the Nazis above the concentration camps, deceiving some Jews.
Bob Ewell spoke with racist candor when criticizing Tom Robinson in front of the people in Maycomb court.
Ridicule; make fun of; mock
The Nazi regime derided the Jewish people and their faith, viewing them as inferior.
Outstandingly good; setting a fine example
Atticus Finch was an exemplary person for attempting to bring about racial equality in the courts of law.
The United States was not impartial during World War II, since it fought against Germany, liberating many camps.
Scout was a loquacious little girl, talking to all kinds of people in her town in Alabama.
1. Destine 2. Confer holy orders on a priest
The Jews believed that they were ordained to undergo the Holocaust, thinking that God decided to punish the Jews.
District of a city
Holden explored the Manhattan precinct within New York City on his adventure, seeing different sights in the city.
In the camps, the unsanitary conditions caused fingernails and skin to turn sallow and dirty.