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The Last of the Just - Study Guide Chapter 6, The Dog, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, The Dog, Part 2 Summary

On November 6, 1938, a Jewish boy kills the First Secretary at the German embassy in return for the deportation of his parents. That afternoon, the first Nazi hunters arrive in Stillenstadt. Four days later, the Levy family barricades themselves in the upper room as the steets are ablaze. Someone demands their religious books and Mordecai refuses, claiming that they would prefer to give up their lives rather than give up their religious books.

Chapter 6, The Dog, Part 2 Analysis

This is a moment of tremendous fear, for the Germans are now invading homes and businesses. The new order of Germany is upon them and the Levys are not quite so innocent as before, but still blinded. Because of the little children, most of them believe that God will still intercede for them. The fallacy of their thoughts, however, still lives with them, broken...

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