A Generation Removed?

A look at the relationship between Vladek and Art Spiegelman

This is a creation designed to highlight the continuing effects of the Holocaust on the children of survivors. The comic book MAUS leaves us with no question that Art Speigelman's life has in large measure been determined by his Father's survival of the Holocaust. To what extent is this true for every child of a survivor? And therefore, is it possible to ever be truly removed from the Holocaust?