QUESTIONS for STUDY
Q. How did the Germans manage to transport so many Jews and undesirables to their death camps with little or no opposition?
Q. What effects did the Jewish question have on the outcome of World War II?
Q. Remembering that Elie was just a teenager, what effects did those in authority over him have on the young boy?You can
provide an explanation for the following characters – his parents, Moshe the Beadle, Dr. Mengele, S.S. guards, Jewish doctor, and the Allied soldiers.
Q. How would Elie have fared in the camps if his father had died straight away?Would he have perished or would he have become a survivor?