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Franek

Character Analysis

Franek is Eliezer’s foreman at Buna, a selfish man who wants Eliezer’s gold crown and does what it takes to get it. He is typical of the people in charge at Auschwitz, from the higher ups to the low downs: selfish, greedy, and willing to exploit others.

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