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Survival in Auschwitz Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

The individuals presented within the concise autobiography are usually little more than a name associated with a terse description. Physical descriptions are fairly rare, and it is evident that in most cases the author never knew individual facts about most of the people mentioned—their lives prior to incarceration at Auschwitz were simply not important within the context of the forced labor camp. With the exception of a few individuals such as Alberto and Henri, most named persons occur only within a single chapter. Several individuals such as Null Achtzen and Kraus are presented more as a type of individual than a single person.

Primo Levi

Primo Levi, the author and subject of the autobiography, was born in Turin, Italy, at the end of July, 1919. He was raised in a liberal Jewish family and received his education in chemistry from the University of Turin, graduating with honors...

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