Terms in this set (15)
After the transport train stopped in the middle of a field, what orders were given?
throwing dead bodies off the train
How did the prisoners respond?
They feel happy because they don't have to look at the dead bodies anymore and so they got more clothes.
How did Elie's father save his life?
He shook him to wake him up. He also yelled at him and slapped him.
How long did the travel take for them?
What did a workman toss at one stop?
a piece of bread
How did the situation occur?
The prisoners were starving so they fought for 1 little piece of bread.
What happened next?
More people threw in bread and watched prisoners fight for food.
Why does Elie then tell the story about the women throwing coins to the natives?
He is making it clear that the actions of the workman were not acts of charity.
Throughout this chapter, how does Elie view the average German civilian?
He thinks that everyone is mean and causing fights.
What scene did Elie witness?
A son beat his father to death over bread.
At the end of this scene why does Elie tell us that he was fifteen?
The son got beat up. He is still a child.
During the last day of their journey, what happened?
They were screaming, yelling, crying and moaning to death.
Of the 100 men who had gotten on the train with Elie, how many got out?
What does the death of Meir Katz suggest?
He gave up hope.
Where did the remaining prisoners finally arrive?