Chapter 1 (pages 3-22) "The yellow star? It's not lethal."
Elie's father remains optimistic, even after the Jews are made to wear the yellow Star of David. He says, "The yellow star? So what? It's not lethal." What does Wiesel mean when he says to his father (in parentheses), "Poor Father! Of what then did you die?" (see page 11)