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The Cage Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Riva Minska

Riva was a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl when her mother, fearing the advance of Germans against the Jews, sent Riva's three older siblings out of the country. Riva and her three younger siblings were kept in Germany because of her mother's expectations that the Germans would not harm women and children. Riva was soon caught up in the hatred against the Jews, forced to wear a yellow star to signify that she was a Jew, and was subjected to hatred and ridicule. She watched as people she'd believed to be friends turned against all Jews and her people were betrayed, starved, beaten and killed. Riva's mother was eventually taken away as well, leaving Riva with the three younger boys. Riva was told that she and the boys will be split up, but she recalled her mother's words to stay together and take care of each other. Riva...

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