Maus Part 1_ BellTran

Timeline created by Bell Tran
  • Vladek is introduced to his future wife, Anja

    Vladek is introduced to his future wife, Anja
    Summary: Vladek meets Anja and falls in love with her at first sight. Even though she wasn't the prettiest girlthis was the beginning of Vladek and Anja's relationship.
    Character development (Positive): This is the start of something important in his life. He finally has someone he can look after and love for.
    Theme: He was very lucky to be able to meet Anja, his future wife. Life gave him a wonderful mouse that he enjoys being around.
  • Vladek gets drafted into the army

    Vladek gets drafted into the army
    Summary: Vladek has to part ways with Anja after she gets over her depression and becomes a polish soldier
    Character development (negative): Vladek has to leave Anja as soon as they got back and worries about her.
    Theme: Everything happens for a reason so luckily Vladek became a polish soldier in order to protect the one he truly loves. He pushes through these tough times thinking about Anja
  • Vladek was almost shot and killed in a forest along with 600 other Jews

    Vladek was almost shot and killed in a forest along with 600 other Jews
    Summary: The Nazi's unloaded them from a bus and made them march into the forest to get shot down. Because Vladek was a prisoner of war, he was fortunate enough to get taken in by a family
    Character Development(Posistive): Vladek managed to live another day by pure luck and he is very thankful for it
    Theme: As a prisoner of war, Vladek was able to be taken into another family and stay there safe. This is just another part of life's ups and downs.
  • Vladek's parents are deported to auschwitz

    Vladek's parents are deported to auschwitz
    Summary: Vladek became depressed, as his parents played da big role in his life.
    Character development(negative): With the loss of his parents, Vladek is forced to be independent and live without the most important people in his people.
    Theme: Life, of course, goes on and people can't live forever so you have to move on.
  • Vladek and Anja get transported to auschwitz

    Vladek and Anja  get transported to auschwitz
    Summary: Vladek gets seperated from the love of his life and the one person he pushes through every day for.
    Character development(negative) :Vladek is alone and isolated from all the people he cares about and he doesn't know what to do except hope for better.
    Theme: Good things don't last forever in life but you shouldn't think about the those memories forever.
  • Theme Statement

    Life goes on forever, so you can't waste time living in the past.