Book Reports On Night By Elie Wiesel

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Simone Rosson Ms. Ahonen English 1301 1st period 22 October 2015 Night Night, is an autobiography by Elie Wiesel about the tragic events he endured during the Holocaust. Wiesel was one of the very few who survived the horrid times of the Holocaust. He was stationed in Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the very well known camps. The story begins in the year 1941 when him and his family are torn from their home and transported to a concentration camp. Wiesel takes us on his personal journey of losing his family, hope and his identity. Of course the main character is Elie himself. When the book begins, he is a young and innocent Jewish boy living in Sighet. Moshe the Beadle is introduced at the beginning of the book. He is a kind and compassionate man, that befriends Eliezer to teach him Kabbalah. Moshe initially warns the people that danger is coming although no one listens to him. A similar character in this …show more content…

Schächter. She is a middle-aged woman who goes a little nuts as they are taken on their journey to the concentration camp. Mrs. Schächter foreshadows the coming of everyone’s death, when she tells everyone about the fires she sees in the distance. Like Moshe the Beadle, no one acknowledges her. Elie’s father is another big part of the book. He disregards all the warnings about the danger to come and is very optimistic about the situation, up until he arrives at the concentration camp, where his whole mindset changes. He was Elie’s only motivation to continue living. Sadly, Elie’s father dies, and Elie forever regrets the fact that he left him alone to die. After his father died, Elie had no more immediate family left, his mother and sister were instantly sent to the gas chambers upon arrival due to their sex and age. Stein is introduced in the book as Elie’s cousin who

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