The Berlin Boxing Club - Part II: Seeing Red; The Fight; and The Real Max Summary & Analysis

Robert Sharenow
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In the chapter “Seeing Red,” Lutz tells the family that Jakob has died of dysentery. The day after Karl learns of Jakob’s death, he is scheduled to box in an exhibition show. The first boy he is to fight is a member of the Hitler Youth Athletic League. During the fight, the boy bites his lip, causing it to bleed. Seeing the blood makes Karl want to see more, a phenomenon some boxers call “seeing red.” He keeps punching the boy until he stops hitting back. Karl is declared the winner, but Neblig is unhappy with Karl’s show of violence. As Karl looks at Neblig, he notices Gertz, a member of the Wolf Pack from his old school, watching the fight. Now, Karl is worried Gertz will tell others he is a Jew...

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