incorporating both history and memory, The Fiftieth Gate being ..
History and Memory The Fiftieth Gate Essay - 534 Words
Mark Baker’s ‘The Fiftieth Gate’ creates a struggle between memory and history as each represents the Holocaust but through different means of representation.
Essay on History and Memory: The Fiftieth Gate
Mark Baker’s biography and autobiography ‘The Fiftieth Gate: A Journey Through Memory’, explores his parents’ memories which are both verified and contradicted by Baker’s historical findings, as each asserts their claim through these different theories of representation drawing on such established criteria as evidence, accuracy, authenticity, authority and detail.