Lovely Green Eyes: A Novel - Part 1 Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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When she was in Auschwitz-Birkenau, Skinny had been part of a group of girls who had cleaned the gas chamber. She holds onto her memory of that, knowing that she is one of few Jewish people who ever lived through seeing the inside of a gas chamber.

At No. 232 Ost, Captain Hentschel is still in Skinny's cubicle, talking to her about places he has been, such as Prague and the front near Moscow. It is noted that she does not know that a good report from an officer can erase complaints about her from lower-ranked soldiers. He continues to tell her about his philosophies on war and on life, and she finds a level of empathy for the people in the stories he tells. After taking a nap for an hour or so, Captain Hentschel wakes up and wants to have sex with...

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