explain the significance of the lines: "From the depths of the mirror, a corpse was contemplating me. The look in his eyes as he gazed at me has never left me."

The end of the book. I'm not exactly sure as to what it is implying.

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Elie hadn't seen himself in a mirror since he'd left the ghetto. He didn't recognize the reflection staring back at him; he saw death and haunted eyes...... he'd never forget them. This vision never left Elie and was one of the reasons he worked tirelessly to share his story and to protect the human rights of those who suffered similar crimes being committed on all continents.

"I wanted to see myself in the mirror hanging on the opposite wall. I had not seen myself since the ghetto. From the depths of the mirror, a corpse gazed back at me. The look in his eyes, as they stared into mine, has never left me." The Nazis transformed Eliezer into a living corpse, a shadow of his former self, and surrounded him with constant death and misery. They killed his family, reduced him to base, animal instincts, and denied him his humanity. No matter what revenge Eliezer and the other prisoners may seek from the Nazis, there is no way that they can undo what has already been done.