In this allegory, the author's reaction to the Holocaust, the animals of the forest are carried away, one type after another, by the Terrible Things, not realizing that if perhaps they would all stick together and not look the other way, such terrible things might not happen.
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Review: Terrible Things: An Allegory of the HolocaustUser Review - Madison Hannold - Goodreads
I really enjoyed this story. I really liked how Eve Bunting used sybolism in the story. It was very interesting to see how she told a story about the Holocaust using different animals, and shadows ... Read full review
Review: Terrible Things: An Allegory of the HolocaustUser Review - Tyler Schulz - Goodreads
If I had not known that this story was an allegory of the Holocaust, I would have been able to figure it out. Little clues, such as the Little Rabbit hiding under a rock, made me connect them to the ... Read full review