"Pressed tightly against one another, in an effort to resist the cold, our heads empty and heavy, our brains a whirlwind of decaying memories."pg 98 This picture symbolizes the train that they all are crammed in. This is important because it shows the hard ride they are going on.
"The train stopped in an empty field...Outside, the SS walked by, shouting, "Throw out all the dead!"pg 99 This is important because Elie's dad seems like he is about to die and they might throw him out.
"And I started to hit him harder and harder. At last, my father half opened his eyes." pg. 99 This picture depicts where Elie has to hit his dad to show the gravediggers his father is still alive. This is important because it is an emotional part for him.
"And the spectators observed these emaciated creatures ready to kill for a crust of bread." pg. 101 This picture depicts the scene where people fight and kill for bread. This is important because it shows how bad everything has gotten for them to be capable of these actions.
"On the thrird night of our journey, I woke up with a start when I felt two hands on my throat, tryng to strangle me." pg. 102 This is important because Elie almost lost his life.
"We had been a hundred or so in this wagon. Twelve of us left... We had arrived in Buchwald." pg 103 This is important because it shows the torture they were all put through.