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1. In his book, Alexander Solzhenitsyn depicts the experiences of prisoners in the labor camp. In particular, their lives were dominated by the back-breaking toil. Additionally, these people were driven by the constant fear of punishment. These individuals understood that they had been deprived of any rights in the camp. In turn, the guards knew that they could control the lives of other people. Moreover, they understood that they would also be punished severely if prisoners did not complete their work. So, their lives were also affected by fear.

2. Prisoners knew that they could be held responsible for the mistakes or misdeeds of other people. For instance, they could be punished if one of the laborers lost tools or failed to complete the work on time. Therefore, they were often hostile to one another.

3. People could adjust to these conditions in different ways. Some of them were willing to cooperate with the guards. In particular, they could inform them about the intentions to escape. However, they were prisoners who wanted to retain their dignity. Moreover, they tried to assist people who could be struggling with some difficulties.