Neither of the boys could breathe very well, and Juliek was worried that his violin may break. Night is the expression of an author, and a narrator, caught between silence and speech. It seemed as if she could tell the future, or envision where their future lay. They were all in bad health conditions and were on the brink of exhaustion. They are liberated 5 Elie is whipped this many times when he sees Idek with the Polish girl.
He was poor and livd in utter penury. Those who did not experience the Holocaust, it is fair to say, cannot begin to understand what it was like; those who did cannot begin to describe it. Although he empathizes with the Jews who behave brutally, killing each other over crusts of bread in their fight to survive, he does not condone their behavior. Even when Eliezer claims to abandon God as an abstract idea, he remains incapable of abandoning his attachment to God as an everyday part of his life. Do you think learning about the historical events can guide people to behave differently? When calming her down did not succeed, a few young men forced her to sit down and then bound and gagged her. Remember that these are two different characters! Gleiwitz Events 1 This is what Madame Schachter hallucinates on the train.
Answer: I think that historical events can guide people to behave differently because look back on past occurrences, and there would be people who find that the happenings of the Holocaust and other wars and events simply unbelievable. Elie Wiesel and Eliezer are not exactly the same, but Eliezer expresses, in most cases, the emotions that Wiesel felt at the time of the Holocaust. Answer: Elie and his father remained at Auschwitz for 3 weeks. Kommandos 2 The Jewish New Year is called this. Food 3 This instinct compels some of the prisoners to fight even their own family members for food and other resources.
Answer: His inheritance was a knife and a spoon from his father. Answer: The only things in which Elie took an interest where the Cabbala and the Talmud. There was a stampede of people entering the camp, and both Elie and Juliek got trampled in the process. She offered to hide them but the Wiesel family refused to hide. Why was his father giving it to him? The dentist then told him to come back when he was feeling better, and to not have to call him again for him to come on his own.
I no longer thought of my mother or my father. Where did Moshe the Beadle work? Father-son relationship Vocabulary 1 A camp prisoner put in charge of other prisoners. He can no longer find a reason to continue praying to God considering the amount of chaos that is around him. At first, when Madame Schachter began screaming they said she was mad, and made an attempt to calm her down. The Kapo is in charge of electrical unit at Buna who whips Elie.
A world with no bells. What does this quote symbolize? Muselman 4 This is a person or group blamed for the problems of an entire society. I have never renounced my faith in God. Settings 1 The Jews of Sighet, at first, saw nothing wrong with living here since it was 'entirely self-contained. After a bit, the Jews of Sighet eventually forget about the anti-Semitic expelling.
Chapter 3 1 Question: When did Wiesel say the travelers left their illusions behind? His gold crown tooth 3 Elie's father dies of this while at Buchenwald. Answer: The cattle cars where jam packed, laying down was not an option, not even sitting. Moshe the Beadle 4 This man's son abandons him during the death march from Buna. Although for Elie, he wants nothing to do with praising God. Their perspective on life changes from before. Answer: The first hanging was for a man who stole from the Germans during an air raid at the camp. Birkenau 4 This is the location of many of the workhouses and factories at which camp prisoners were forced to work.
Conflicts in the camps 1 Why does Elie go to see the doctor? After that once she escaped, she received several blows to the head. Answer: There where many scenes, ideas and feelings from his memoir which I found unforgettable. Answer: Elie said that the soup tasted like corpses the night after the young servant boy was hanged. In Chapter 1, what did Wiesel like about Moishe? Likewise, Akiba Drumer, upon abandoning his faith, loses his will to live. Wiesel carefully avoids melodrama and intense scrutiny of the events, relating the facts of his experiences.
Who is the first person to be introduced in the book, Night? He did not fast, partly as an act of rebellion against God. Meir killed his own father for a piece of bread. To speak of the concentration camps is to fail to convey the depth of the evil, and any failure is disrespectful to the memories of those who died in the Holocaust. The two decided that they were still going to try for life no matter what. It was extremely hot in the train, and everyone was very thirsty. He was always doing and studying interesting religious things. Answer: A week after the bombing, Elie and the other prisoners are forced to witness the hangings of some of their fellow prisoners.