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.
Dr. Viktor Frankl - The author of this book is also featured as its only identified character, but the book is written to reflect the horrors experienced by all who endured this imprisonment rather than this character's individual experiences.
Capos - These characters were prisoners who acted as trustees to the Nazi officers in return for special privileges and treatment within the camp.
SS Officers - These were official soldiers of the Nazi government assigned to monitor the intake, transport, and camp/work behavior of the prisoners. The author discusses his...
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