This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen - The Man With The Package Summary & Analysis

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In the story “The Man with the Package,” the Schreiber is marked for the gas chambers after he gets sick with the flu. Before he is transferred to Block 14, the men notice the Schreiber tying up a package with string. The Block Elder gives him a blanket and hands him his sandals before he is escorted to Block 14. Outside this block, however, the men take away the blanket and the sandals, leaving him wearing only his nightshirt. The narrator later sees the men as they are being led to the crematoria. The Schreiber is still carrying his package. The narrator comments that the man should know better. He will not be allowed to keep the package. He should give it to someone else. He indicates he would have done so in that situation. The doctor, who is also watching, says...

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