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By R. Samuels

Analyzes diversified modern reactions to the depiction of the Holocaust and different cultural traumas in museums, video clips, tv indicates, school room discussions, and bestselling books. This paintings additionally describes numerous powerful pedagogical innovations devoted to overcoming pupil resistances to serious research and social engagement.

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Moreover, we need to combat the easy attempts to find in history INTRODUCTION 27 the ideal character with whom we can idealize in acts of narcissistic identification. This educational task also includes an awareness of the ways in which we project our own rejected aggressive desires and fears onto demonized characters from the past. Furthermore, I posit the importance of being vigilant against using historical trauma and victimization as the foundations for the justification of violent actions .

I believe that this response shows some of the power and limits of the use of empathic identification. On the one hand, empathic identification can help people overcome their indifference to an event or person; on the other hand, however, this empathic experience can become centered on the emotional responses of the viewer and not on learning about the lives and possible social lessons of the victims. To be precise, empathic identification cannot be an effective peda gogical tool if it results in a purely personal emotional response.

Furthermore, I posit the importance of being vigilant against using historical trauma and victimization as the foundations for the justification of violent actions . This educational and cultural process calls for a re-contextualizing of the signs and histories that have been decontextualized by pop culture representations. In order to make students more effective interpreters of popular culture, I posit that we should promote a rhetorical and psychoanalytic mode of media literacy. This type of general education will become increasingly important as we learn more about ourselves and our past through the popular globalized media.

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