In addition to this cursory recasting of the biblical Isaac in the form of the trope teacher, Potok also literally inverts the fate of the contemporary personality upon which the figure of Benjamin Walter
is based: the German-Jewish philosopher Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), who took his own life in order not to be apprehended by the Nazis.1 Just as all of the Jews killed in the Holocaust may be seen, through the fictional Benjamin's eyes, as stand-ins for Isaac (Zapiski), so may the fictional Benjamin Walter
be seen as a reenvisioned avatar of the real-life Walter Benjamin.
Angela and husband Richard, 31, welcomed Benjamin Walter
Clark into their family on November 1 after a painstakingly long labour.
Revane, Benjamin Walter
Richards, Elena Marlene Rivera, Kailee Dawn Rubin, Thomas Tyler Shepherd, Matthew Stephen Shields, Nicole A.
"Most patients typically are concerned that they have Parkinson's disease," says Benjamin Walter
, MD, a physician with Cleveland Clinic's Center for Neurological Restoration.
"I have no patience with plots and narratives," he informs Benjamin Walter
, the academician who is deeply taken with Davita in the final of the three novellas.
It was ironic, said solicitor Elen Parry, that as part of their work, barman Benjamin Walters
and amusement arcade supervisor Lewis Walters were often expected to defuse potentially violent situations.