Survival in Auschwitz

Why is the reluctant to translate Levi reluctant to translate the German officer's comments into Italian?

from Survival in Auschwitz....Primo Levi....translated by Stuart Woolf

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The translator does not want to be a channel for oppression by repeating the cruelty of the words in the way they are intended. He does not wish to inflict cruelty on his fellow prisoners.




Survival in Auschwitz