Dialectical Journal For The Holocaust

Satisfactory Essays
The Jews wanted to survive but the Nazis did horrific things to them like starving them, beating them, so the Jews had to be selfish keeping them self some food, keeping themself out when someone is getting beat then the Jews had a better chance of survival. From the reading I noticed that Elie lied to the dentist that he was sick because he didn’t want his gold tooth removed (52). From this I can suppose that Elie wanted to keep his gold tooth so he could trade it for some food later or even to bribe a guard to leave the camp. This is similar to the dentist when he was taking a bit of the gold for himself so if can get out of the camp and away from Nazis. In the book it said that Elie watched his father get beat by Idek and didn’t do anything
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