Summary Of Eliezer Wiesel's Night

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At the start of the chapter, the prisoners are running through the snow. The SS is constantly telling them to go faster. Anyone who stops or can’t keep up is killed. Someone that Eliezer was running with named Zalman, got a stomach cramp and couldn’t run anymore. He stopped and within seconds he was trampled to death. After hours of continuous running they finally were able to rest. Eliezer’s father found an abandoned shed and directed him to it. Eliezer sleeps but is woken up by his father who said sleep means death. He was right. Other people had fallen asleep around them and they had all died. The ground was covered in corpses. He and his father work together to stay awake. Rabbi Eliyahu comes and asks if Eliezer had seen his son. He said

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