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What is the significance of Fredy Hirsch's story of the Aliyah? How does it relate to Auschwitz?

The Aliyah, which is the act of the Jews emigrating to Palestine, serves more than just a story of religious significance. Fredy explains it as a story of willpower, strength, and self-fulfilment (80-81). He inspires the young children of Block 31 to show resilience in Auschwitz, much like their ancestors did when making their way back to Jerusalem. Fredy is setting them on their own journey to make it out of Auschwitz.

How does the relationship between Dita and Liesl develop and change over time? What influence does the narrator have on this?

Though the book is presented in third person account of Dita's imprisonment in Auschwitz, most of the information provided from the novel is through her experience. Dita believes that her mother is ignorant of her activities in Block...

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