How is Vladek's relationship to objects influenced by his experiences in the war?
Vladek is obsessed with a) acquiring everything as cheaply as possible, and b) saving every item in case it might prove useful in the future. Because his and Anja's survival depended on his shrewdness in trading items, it seems that this pressure has continued to affect him for the rest of his life. It is exasperating for everyone around him.
In what ways was Art's childhood affected by his parents' experience of the war?
Because of his parents' experience in the war, Art's childhood is sharply shaped by a sense of anxiety: gas could come out from...
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