Wladyslaw and his family were Jews and he told them that war with Germany is coming to them. Jews were dehumanized by the Germans. For example, they weren’t allowed on the sidewalks, they couldn’t go to parks, and they were beaten if they didn’t have their Jewish stars on them. One evening, Wladyslaw and his family were having dinner and they read on the newspaper that Jews were going to get sent to the ghettos. They all become doleful and packed for the day to come.
As Jacob opens one of the cars, he finds Avi in it. When Avi exited the car, however, he was pummelled in the chest with bullets from a German officer. Jacob was tossed into the train again and the door was shut. With no way to get out and everyone he knew dead, Jacob was devastated. He was heading to Auschwitz.
However the next night she begins again screaming that she sees a terrible fire. The train stops for a bit and there is news that they are at Auschwitz where life is supposed to be better. But again that night Mrs.Schächter starts to scream again and again she it beaten she is finally silent. As the train moves on Mrs.Schächter abruptly begins to scream again however this time through the windows everyone can watch as they pass
Around ten o'clock, the large pacific train came rolling in. I had been waiting on the train for about three hours, because it was running really late. I had to sit there in boredom because my mom took all the data off of my phone because she said that I would pay more attention to my phone than I would in California . The journey to California will take three long horrible days on the train with grouchy babies crying and moms yelling horribly at their kids because they are acting really bad.
This happened when the Germans first came, this was just the beginning of taking everything from them. “ everything had to be handed over to the authorities, under penalty of death. ”(Wiesel 11) when the Germans came they ordered all the Jews to hand over all their gold and other valuable things. They couldn 't go to the synagogue, cafes, restaurants they couldn 't even leave after 6. They were moved into the ghettos, where they were starved.
34) “The student of Talmud had been consumed by the flames.” Fire is used as a symbol of death in the book “”Night”. The fire symbolizes death in the book “Night”, because it has burned the bodies of lot of Jews. In the first quote Ms Schacheter’s warns the Jew in the train, when they are burned at that moment. The night has become the nigh when the Jews burned bodies made the fire symbol of death in the book “Night”.
The next morning the police came to round up all the Jewish people in the area. They took Iby and the others to a local brickyard where they were held until they were transferred to cattle wagons to be transported to Auschwitz. The journey took approximately five days until they reached the entrance to the concentration camp. Once they arrived, Iby and the others were forced to undress to have all the hair shaved off them. Iby avoided getting a tattoo because there was no more ink.
The night was growing longer, neverending.” (Wiesel 98). During the train ride to Buchenwald, everyone was tired, cold and hungry. People were starving or freezing to death, packed with 100 people to each cart. Nobody knew how long the ride was going to be, and they didn’t know when to expect to die.
In class we are working with a book call Night, by Elie Wiesel. This book is about a young man call Elie and his family that live in Transylvania that has a lot of trouble all around the book because like he is jews they send him and his family to a concentration camp and he is waiting for a miracle of god to save him but like he doesn't see nothing happening he is starting do get mad and stop believing in him, this book is basically about how world war I started because germans(nazis) thought jews were different people. Over the course of the book, Elie changes from a person who believes in god to a person who only thinks about food. This is important to the book as a whole because it connects to the fact that because of everything he is going though and he thinks that god will stop it or will help him but like he sees nothing is
He loved learning about God and was also interested in mysticism. “I was almost thirteen and deeply observant. By day I studied Talmud and by night I would run to the synagogue to weep over the destruction of the Temple” (3). Elie spends most of his time at the synagogue praying and learning more about his faith. As the memoir continues is questioned by Moishe the Beadle, a “religious crony” of Elie’s, about his prayer.
Chapter one begin with mouse the Beatle is Elle spiritual advisor which they met in 1941.Elie childhood took place in Transylvania, and he had 3 sisters By the 1942 all foreign were expelled and taken into crammed cattle. In the small ghetto there was no police or really anyone there so you were free to leave at any time. Elie told people that they were killing people in the synagogue no one believed him. his father did not want to leave because he was afraid to leave everything behind and had riches there and probably was not ready to learn another language and he was too old.1944, the red army was advancing.
To Elie, these horrors standing in front of him were unrecognizable. Elie, a religious boy, a student of the Talmud is blown away. How could God possibly allow these atrocities to happen? He now characterizes God as a silent master of the universe. For a boy who had so much faith in God, believing He had the power to manipulate anyone or anything, why has he not done so to stop the Germans, and to stop their creations.
A major theme of the last three sections of the novel is the loss of identity. Throughout the book, Elie and the other prisoners lose touch with who they really are, as Jews and as human beings. In the beginning of the novel, Elie is a devout Jew, focused on furthering his studies of the Kabbalah. However, as his time at the concentration camp progresses, he continually loses his faith in God. He doesn’t fast on Rosh Hashanah as a sign of defiance, and he frequently blames God for what is happening to the Jews.
The Jews in question are being held captive and are tortured for suspicion of sabotage; the young pipel remains silent in solitary confinement. He is being condemned to death, along with two other inmates, for possessing arms. When face to face with death, they remain silent. Silence is a key factor of Night, an autobiography written by Elie Wiesel. A story about how close to death the Jews are.
Death was the best thing that could have happened to Elie WIesel. In his book, night, he has to overcome some of the most gruesome experiences ever read about, and it’s a true story. He had to get over working in terrible conditions, get over losing his family, and forget his future as his faith was lost. To start off, Elie had to get over the unbearable dilemma of losing multiple members of his family. It is unimaginable to lose any family members in such a horrid way, but that was only one of the barriers he had to face.