The Chosen

The novel by Chaim Potok revolves around Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders.  The primary focus of this manuscript is to discuss and analyze the age process of both characters and explain issues that they struggled with as well as decisions that they made as they faced critical issues regarding religion, intellectual and politics. Danny and Reuven were aspiring to become rabbis during the Second World War. Reuven is the son of a Yeshiva educator, who is a modernist. On the other hand, Danny is the son of Shoah, who is a leader of Hasidic dynasty. In the process of age, the two helps one another to choose a path of service that is in the best interest of fulfilment of their desires and aims. Danny and Reuven face several challenges as they grow up. First, Danny is expected to inherit his father’s position of becoming Hasidic leader.

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