The wave – characterization of ben ross ben ross is one of the main characters in the novel „the wave“, written by morton rhue in 1981 the story is based on a true story. Ross notices that the other teachers seem to have turned against the wave, something that is confirmed when christy and principal owens confront him about it however, he reassures his wife and boss that he has a plan to end the experiment gracefully, in a way that will teach the students about fascism. The wave (2008 film) die welle ( the wave ) is a 2008 german sociopolitical thriller film directed by dennis gansel and starring jürgen vogel , frederick lau , jennifer ulrich and max riemelt in the leads. Die welle (the wave) gansel's wave is based on teacher ron jones's third wave experiment, karo, marco, mona, and tim correspond to ben ross, laurie saunders, david collins, andrea, and robert billings the outsider theme was expanded by introducing three new characters:. Ben ross: teacher who starts the experiment, intelligent young, passionate laurie sanders: brain in school editor of the school newspaper, the grapevine, girlfriend of david, david collins: captain of the football team, popular, dedicated to the wave.
Rhue, morton- die welle - charakterisierung der hauptpersonen charakterisierung ben ross ben ross ist ein junger lehrer, der seit zwei jahren an der gordon high school unterrichtet er hat braunes, welliges harr und trägt auch während der arbeit legere kleidung. The book the wave is a very good example proving that humans can be evil the book showed real examples that happened not too long ago, where just because of one leader, a whole group of people decide to destroy someone. The wave begins to find cohesion in this chapter as ben introduces the use of mottos and slogans and gives the movement an identity he draws on the workings of past fascist groups, such as the national socialists, to pull the students into his experiment because the signs these external effects are proven to unite a body of people.
Ben ross, page 12 mr ross's explanation of the nazis' success foreshadows how the wave will spread throughout gordon high according to mr ross, disorganized people cannot resist groups like the nazis, who are appealing and effective because they are so organized. The wave part 2 study play who is the author of the wave todd strasser ben ross's experiment with his history class why did ben ross do the wave the students asked how in the world could someone just get swept up like that & ben wanted to show them just how easy that was. Todd strasser's the wave is a novelization of a teleplay by johnny dawkins based on a short story by ron jones the book recounts a true incident that took place in a california high school in. An experiment in an american high school where students learn how easy it is to be seduced by the same social forces which led to the horrors of nazi germany. 9) ben ross was bothered by the fact he couldn't answer the student's question and adequately why the germans had not stopped the nazis 10) he decided to recreate a similar situation as classroom experiment.
Ben ross' blog the wave cult consequences of the wave project the wave wednesday, february 17, 2010 i finally end the wave the wave experiment begins after classes i got a lot of books about the nazis from the library, and i started studying them at home my wife christy came home and was saying something on how she beat betty lewis. Laurie en david verwachten dat ben ross gelijk een einde maakt aan the wave, maar dat doet hij niet die middag is er weer een speciale wave bijeenkomst tegen de wave leden is verteld dat hun leider tegen hun wil praten. What is ben ross’ reputation as a teacher and how does it change when the wave he plans to create a classroom experiment that lets the students see what life was like in nazi germany 7 did ross/the wave influence robert billings if yes, describe how yes, robert felt.
In another room ben ross, a young history teacher, tried to fix a film projector, but because of his mechanical inability david collins, a running back in the football team and laurie sander’s boyfriend, had to do it that was the motto of ben’s experiment, now named as “the wave” and it even flourished out of ben’s history class. Mr owen's concerns about the wave are: people are changing their attitudes - both adults and students, students are not old enough to make good judgements, students were skipping classes to be in mr ross's room how long did ben ross originally claim his experiment would last the wave study guide comprehension 37 terms the wave 63. The wave 4 the experiment: the third wave 6 controversies 7 ben ross, who cannot answer the question of why the germans allowed adolf hitler and the genocidal nazi party to rise to power, acting in a manner study guide for the wave. The wave the book is called “the wave” the teacher ben ross gave his experiment this name, because it is like a wave which drags along everything.
Administered by: israeli educational television the third wave was the name given by history teacher ron jones to an experimental recreation of nazi germany which he conducted with high school. The wave essay: how ben ross’ experiment was successful ben ross wants to show his students how hitler could control germany without people stopping him and also why people said that they didn’t know what happened during world war ii. That was the motto for the wave, an experiment that got out of hand at a high school in california when ben ross, the history high school teacher, has a class that asks him why the people of germany would ever join the nazis. Ben ross is a history teacher who becomes troubled by his inability to answer his students’ questions about nazi germany and how the germans could have “allowed” adolf hitler and the nazi party to rise to power.
1 explain why ben conducts the classroom experiment of the wave the wave is set up initially as a response to students’ questions about how german people responded to the national socialist party and why they did not challenge the regime more. The wave is about a history teacher whose name is ben ross his class was starting to study the time that hitler began making all the jewish people stay in camps ben ross could not find a way to get his class interested into this time period, so he decided to try to make a group, he would play like. Ben's respect for his wife becomes clear as the wave unfolds when christy speaks her mind about the wave, ben carefully considers what she says, and takes her advice to heart when christy speaks her mind about the wave, ben carefully considers what she says, and takes her advice to heart.