In Spiegelman's Maus, what does Vladek mean when he says "...then you could see what it is, friends!"?

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From Vladek's perspective as a survivor of the Holocaust, the word "friends" doesn't mean much. Vladek saw friends and family betray each other in order to save their own lives. When it really comes down to human nature, it's a dog-eat-dog world. Vladek always lived his life in the way he would like to be treated, but he also realized that not everyone can be trusted, not everyone is the...

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