When Buna was being bombed a prisoner was shot for?
When Buna was being bombed a prisoner was shot for?
One of the prisoners was shot during the air raid on Buna because he stole a cauldron of soup during the confusion.
How do the prisoners feel about the air raid in the book night?
In chapter 4, how do the prisoners feel about the air raid? They are happy because they think it means Germany’s military is losing power. In chapter 3, what happens to Elie’s family when they arrive at the first concentration camp? Elie and his father are separated from Elie’s mother and sisters.
What happened to the prisoner who tried to steal soup during the bombing?
What happened to the man who had crawled to the cauldrons of soup? The man died after putting his face into the hot soup. How did the prisoners feel about the bombing of Buna? They were not afraid.
What are the prisoners instructed to do when the air raids happen in night?
In punishment, Idek publicly whips Eliezer until he loses consciousness. During an Allied air raid on Buna, during which every prisoner is supposed to be confined to his or her block, two cauldrons of soup are left unattended. Eliezer and many other prisoners watch as a man risks his life to crawl to the soup.
Where is God now night?
“Where is God? Where is He?” someone behind me asked. .. For more than half an hour [the child in the noose] stayed there, struggling between life and death, dying in slow agony under our eyes. And we had to look him full in the face.
Why does IDEK beat Elie’s father?
Idek beat Elie’s father with an iron bar because he was moving too slowly. Elie was angry, not at Idek, but at his father for not knowing how to avoid Idek’s wrath. This was yet another way in which the Nazis dehumanized the Jews. Franek, the Polish foreman, wanted Elie’s gold tooth.
What does Elie’s father not want him to study?
Elie wants to study cabbala because he is very interested in it and his father thinks that he his two young and does not want him to study it yet.
What happens after Elie is beaten by IDEK?
As Idek ferociously beats him, Elie bites his lips so that no sound of pain will come from his mouth. Idek, getting no response, seems displeased—as if Elie is being defiant because he does not cry out. And so Idek continues to pound on Elie harder and harder.
Why did Elie give up his gold crown?
Hover for more information. Elie’s gold crown is dramatically removed by a dentist from Warsaw who uses a rusty spoon to pull it out in a lavatory. This is done to satisfy Franek, a foreman who works at the electrical warehouse and who harasses Elie’s father as a means of bullying Elie into giving up the tooth.
Why do they want to remove Eliezer’s gold tooth?
Why do they want to remove his gold tooth? The gold tooth could be used as a payment to guards to turn a blind eye. and jewelry were forbidden in the camps. Probably to be sold for money to support the war effort.
What stares back at Elie at the end of the novel?
What stares back at Elie at the end of the novel? Elie’s reflection stares back at him, described as a ‘living corpse’.
Why do French girls say Elie to wait?
She explains to Elie that she knew that she could trust him that day and that he would not betray her, which is why she risked exposing her identity to a boy in need.
What happened to the French girl in night?
Many years later, Eliezer sees the French girl (now a woman) on a train in Paris. She remembers him too, and he discovers that she is indeed from a religious Jewish family but she managed to hide her identity to keep herself alive. Back in Buna in 1944, Idek goes crazy again and beats Eliezer’s dad this time.
Why did the French girl PP 52 53 have such an effect on Elie?
The young French girl is a French Jew that passed as an Aryan. She helped Elie when the SS officer beat him by giving him bread. Why does Franek want Elie’s gold crown?
How did the French girl comfort elite?
How did the French girl comfort Elie and what was her secret? She gave him bread and told him not to cry. Her secret was that she was jewish and she was just fluent in german.
Who is the French girl in night?
French girl (Jewess): A girl with whom Elie works next to at a warehouse at Buna. When Elie is beaten by Idek the Kapo, the French girl helps him and tells him to keep his anger for another day.
Who did Elie meet years later on the Paris Metro?
How did Elie initially avoid losing his gold crown? He told the dentist he felt sick. Whom did Elie meet years later on the Paris Metro? The women he would next to in the factory.
Who does Elie meet many years later?
In Paris many years later, Elie’s attention is caught by a “very beautiful woman with black hair and dreamy eyes” sitting facing him in the Metro. It is the French girl who helped him that day in Buna. She remembers Elie, and reveals to him that she is indeed Jewish also.
Why didn’t Elie fast on Yom Kippur give both reasons?
Elie doesn’t fast on Yom Kippur because he not only wants to please his father who forbade him from doing so but chooses not to as a rebellion against God as well. What advice is Elie given to pass the selection process? You just studied 7 terms!
Why was Louis and the other musicians not allowed to play Beethoven?
Jewish musicians aren`t allowed to play music by Beethoven because Beethoven was from Arabia and the Jews aren`t subject to play music from the Arabs. Only Arabs are subject to play their kind of music. But the Jews aren`t allowed to play.
What did Juliek whisper?
Juliek whispers “They’re expecting trouble” (61). This suggests that something that could anger the prisoners is about to happen, and that the SS use violence to control.
Why can’t the musicians play Beethoven?
The musicians, who were previously popular, and possibly played in front of German audiences, were barred from playing Beethoven or German music in general. This was an extension of the Nazi agenda, to prove to the Jews that they were undeserving.
What is the dentist looking for in the prisoners mouths and why?
What does the dentist look for in the mouths of the prisoners? The dentist is looking for gold teeth in the prisoner’s mouths, and those who had it, like Elie had a gold crown, were listed by number.
Why did the dentist want Ellie to come see him?
Eliezer is summoned to the dentist because the gold crown on one of his teeth is going to be extracted. The Nazis, in addition to confiscating the money and property of Jews, stole anything else that was of value, including the gold in dental fillings and dental crowns.
What was ironic about the dentist in night?
“The dentist , a jew from Czechoslovakia, had a face like a death mask. When he opened his mouth, there was a horrible sight of yellow decaying teeth.” This is ironic because no matter how hard they work, they will never be free.
Why did the author Thank God for mud?
Why did the author thank God for mud? The author thanked God for mud because his new shoes were covered in mud. If a guard saw that you had new shoes on, you had to hand them over and get brutally hit.
Why is Elie thankful to God for the mud on page 38?
Elie is one of the few prisoners who received a new pair of boots, and Elie is thankful that the thick mud is covering his boots. Elie is so appreciative that the floor can conceal his boots that he says, I thanked God, in an improvised prayer, for having created mud in His infinite and wondrous universe (Wiesel 63).
What replaces Elie’s name?
They were reduced to numbers when they were given their “new names.” Elie Wiesel’s number-his new name- was A-7713.
What broke Mrs Schachter?
What had “broken” Mme. Schachter? That she had been separated from her husband and children, all but one.
What did Mrs Schachter scream about?
Madame Schächter, a middle-aged woman who is on the train with her ten-year-old son, soon cracks under the oppressive treatment to which the Jews are subjected. On the third night, she begins to scream that she sees a fire in the darkness outside the car.