This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen Themes & Motifs

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Justice Within the Camp

In the title story it is noted that there is a special breed of justice based on envy in the camps that when the rich and mighty fall, they fall to the very bottom. Tadek indicates the only charity that is given in the camps takes place when new prisoners are deceived about what is going to happen to them. Although it appears that Tadek does have a few friends in the camp he also seems to have just as many people who would willingly have him killed if it would benefit them. The men in the camp seem very divided in that they work against each other in their attempts to try to gain favors with those who they see as being in power. For instance, Ivan steals soap from Tadek to give to Mrs. Haneczka in exchange for food.

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