The next morning after the air raid sirens, Elie describes his relationship with his father. Which themes does the following passage suggest?
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During the alert, I had followed the mob, not taking care of him. ...I went to look for him. Yet at the same time a thought crept into my mind: If only I didn't find him! If only I were relieved of this responsibility, I could use all my strength to fight for my own survival, to take care only of myself . . . Instantly, I felt ashamed, ashamed of myself forever.