This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Olga Lengyel - After unwittingly hastening the deaths of her child and her mother, this woman contemplated suicide, but chose to survive so that she could tell the story of the Holocaust and its victims.
Miklos Lengyel - This person, who encouraged the narrator to survive so that she could tell the story of those who died in the camps, was shot while stopping to help a fellow prisoner who had fallen.
The Unnamed German Major - This person was billeted in the author's home, and told her and her husband...
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