Ruth: A Character Analysis Of Edek

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When Edek is taken away to a transit camp, Ruth is forced to take on even more responsibilities. She has to stay strong, comfort Bronia and somehow find food and water to survive. She decides to teach other surviving kids, as a way to spread joy in a bad situation and kill some time. She shares her food among the children, when she could keep it for herself and have a better diet, but instead she risks her health for the children. Ruth goes to an officer and demands food, water, blankets and paper for her students. He was fascinated by her determination and decided to follow her demands. He also helps her locate Edek and gives her shoes, for the long walk to find Edek. Ruth is determined, kind, disciplined, defiant, joyful and selfless, as

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