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Time's Arrow Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Odilo Unverdorben / Hamilton de Souza / John Young / Tod Friendly

Odilo is a popular boy who gets along by following the crowd. He is in medical school when he falls in love with his sweetheart, Herta and gets married. He is enlisted in the German Waffen SS and his medical practice is perverted by experimenting on Jews. He has a daughter who dies soon after childbirth. His marriage soon suffers as a result of his "work," of which Herta disapproves. Odilo moves from small-scale mobile killing operations, to Schloss Hartheim, where he works exclusively on social deviants and deformed people. He then progresses to Auschwitz, where he soon works under "Uncle Pepi." His marriage grows more strained; his wife finally visits him at the camp, says she doesn't know him anymore, and leaves him for good. When the soviets move in and the camp is dismantled, Odilo flees, eventually ending...

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Time's Arrow from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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