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Night

Elie Wiesel

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1. What town do Eliezer and his family come from?

2. What specifically does Eliezer recruit Moshe the Beadle to teach him?

3. What is Eliezer’s oldest sister’s name?

4. Upon his return to the village, what does Moshe the Beadle try to do?

5. After being evacuated from their original homes, where are the Jews of Sighet first sent?

6. On what day is Eliezer’s family deported from Sighet?

7. On the train from Sighet, of what does Madame Schächter have visions?

8. What do several men on the train do when they are unable to endure Madame Schächter’s screaming?

9. From whom is Eliezer separated at Birkenau?

10. During the first selection at Birkenau, what do Eliezer and his father, respectively, pretend their ages are?

11. Who is the infamous Nazi doctor presiding over the Auschwitz arrivals?

12. What is the Kaddish?

13. In Birkenau, who beats Eliezer’s father?

14. At Auschwitz, who recognizes Eliezer and his father?

15. At Buna, with whom is Eliezer placed in a block?

16. What is Idek?

17. To whom does Eliezer lose the gold crown on his tooth?

18. What do the Gestapo do after an instance of sabotage at Buna?

19. After Akiba Drumer’s death, what do Eliezer and the other prisoners do?

20. In January 1945, what sort of infection does Eliezer contract?

21. In the concentration camp hospital, Eliezer’s neighbor remarks he has lost faith in everything except what?

22. During the long run after Buna, what does Eliezer say was the only thing that kept him from giving up?

23. In the shed, taking a brief break from the run, what does Eliezer pray for?

24. In the barracks at Gleiwitz, what does Eliezer hear?

25. Where does Eliezer’s father die?

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Ending

by rccarlson, July 16, 2013

The reason Night ends by leaving you with questions is because, as Moishe the Beadle said in the beginning, "there is a certain power in a question that is lost in the answer."

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Night

by RangerActual, December 02, 2013

These notes need more detail over character's actions in the book, other than that. Good job.

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