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Significance of Elie's Lies

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Why does Elie lie to Dr. Mengele about his age and profession? Choose all that apply.

A

Those too young and too old would be immediately destroyed.

B

He needed a useful skill, like farming, for the labor camp.

C

Pretending to be an older farmer shows how imaginative Elie is.

D

He is obeying the instructions of his father, like a dutiful son.

E

There is no particular reason why Elie lies.