Everyday traffic seems to get worse on our roads. Marius relates to Helen through their friendship, the possibility of love and the history he has with her. An excerpt from The Road to Mecca. The children were afraid of her and her house but so also were the parents. One day — it was in September — Elsa and I found ourselves travelling in the Berlin subway.
American education today does not produce many Renaissance people, and often it does not try. He believes she needs help and is concerned with her wellbeing and feelings.
Your question isn't very specific, but I am going to assume that your literature essay needs to be about "The Road to Mecca. She mourns for her dead baby and by seeing this women and her strength in these horrible circumstances, she is disappointed in herself and her actions.
Elsa feels remorse about the baby as well as the relationship she had with David.