Echoes of Destiny: Unveiling Adolf Hitler's Childhood Struggles in Mein Kampf


  • Yasar Arabath PG & Research Department of English, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous),Tiruchirappalli – 620020
  • Dr. A. Mohamed Umar Farook PG & Research Department of English, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous),Tiruchirappalli – 620020


Adolf Hitler Childhood, Personal Losses, Academy of arts, Poverty in Vienna.


This paper explores the early life of Adolf Hitler as narrated in his autobiography "Mein Kampf," focusing on the formative experiences that shaped his aspirations and ideology. It delves into Hitler's childhood in Austria examining the impact of familial struggles, personal losses, and societal influences on his character. The narrative unfolds through key milestones, such as Hitler's pursuit of art, the rejection from the Academy of Arts, and his descent into poverty in Vienna. The paper emphasises Hitler's evolving worldview fueled by a desire to unite Germany and Austria, and analyses the socio-economic challenges that contributed to his radicalization. Through Hitler's lens, the paper sheds light on the transformative moments that ultimately shaped one of history's most infamous figures


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