Exposition: The main character/narrator is introduced as Oskar Schindler. The location is a city, more notably near the Jewish ghetto area. Oskar is understood as a German and a Nazi. He has a factory and wishes to make a large amount of money.
Rising action: A number of Nazi soldiers begin to raid the Ghetto. They act with a large amount of brutality and little hesitation. No one seems affected by their actions and simply carry on as usual. They take away the Jews from the ghetto and leave.
Climax: Seeing this behavior from the Nazi forces affects Oskar. Seeing no one helping or really caring does so even more. He decides to change what he wants to do. Instead of turning a profit he will try to help as many people as he can.
Falling action: Oskar wonders how he can help people so they do not suffer this way. Thinking about it, he decides he can use his factory. He can "hire" workers there so they would be safe. Because his factory is considered important to the war effort this could be easier than it otherwise may have been.
Resolution: Oskar begins to plan for ways to obtain more Jewish workers. He notes that he might have to do some marginally unethical things to get them. for example, lying about people's identity and bribing people. But it would be worth it for quite possibly saving these people's lives.
Theme: The theme of this story is to treat others well and help them, even when others are treating them wrongly. In this story, Oskar Schindler decides to do the right thing even when the Nazi soldiers are treating the Jews badly. He steps up to this and decides to help them himself, because no one else was. He is remembered still today for this action.
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