Survivor's Guilt

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“Always remember this Anna, there are no walls, no bolts, no locks that anyone can put on your mind.” This quote is from Otto Frank a holocaust survivor is telling Anna his daughter his whole family didn’t make it but he did and after everything he went through he had survivor’s guilt. Otto frank had survivor’s guilt because he was the only person in his whole family to survive. Survivor’s guilt is when someone survives a life and death situation.Some people believe that survivor’s guilt is great because they should feel atrocious for surviving. Others may feel that survivor’s guilt is awful because it can make people turn on that one person and make them feel crummy and they might take their own life. I think that Survivor’s guilt is dreadful because it can make some people insane. …show more content…
In the short story “The Seventh Man” by Haruki Murakami is about a man telling a story about him losing his friend. “As great a blow as this had been for them, though K.’s parents never chided me for having taken their son down to the shore in the midst of a typhoon,” (Murakami 140). This displays why the seventh man lost his friend he was like his brother. This also displays why he never got chided. This confirms why the seventh man was never chided by K.’s parents. This connects to the claim because he was never shamed or bothered by the others by