"Someone had the idea of satisfying his thirst by eating snow."The book is full of signs and symbols and here is trying to let the readers know that this all represents hope. But It can also represent sadness and death.
"One day when we had come to a stop, a worker took a piece of bread out of his bag and threw it into the wagon. There was a stampede. Dozens of starving men fought desperately over a few crumbs. During the ride, these men were fighting over crumbles of bread. Showing how horrific and the sadness that the ride has caused people to go through.
"Shlomo, I am getting weak. My strength is gone . I won't make it... Don't give in! My father tried to encourage him. You must resist! Don't lose faith in yourself! Elizer began to lose trust into himself and decide to let himself go.
"At the entrance to the camp, SS officers were waiting for us. WE were countered. Then we were directed to the Appelplatz. Elie was frightened and didn't want to make a enter. He gripped onto his fathers hand hoping everything would come in alright.
"Leave me.... he said. " I can't go on anymore... Have pity on me... I'll wait here.His father needing to rest throughout the terrible journey they had together on the train, his father trying to resist.
"Father! I've been looking for you for so long... Where were you ? Did you sleep? How are you feeling?Elie was surprised to see his father and was starting to think he was gone! It