But can we, the reader, even understand what happened there? Can modern men and women comprehend that cursed universe?
Elie Wieselc. To the disapproval of his father, Eliezer spends time discussing the Kabbalah with Moshe [a] the Beadlecaretaker of the Hasidic shtiebel house of prayer.
In June the Hungarian government expelled Jews unable to prove their citizenship. Moshe is crammed onto a cattle train and taken to Poland.
He manages to escape, saved by God, he believes, so that he might save the Jews of Sighet.
He returns to the village to tell what he calls the "story of his own death", running from one house to the next: Just listen to me! The Jews were transferred to trucks, then driven to a forest in Galicianear Kolomaye, where they were forced to dig pits.
When they had finished, each prisoner had to approach the hole, present his neck, and was shot.
Babies were thrown into the air and used as targets by machine gunners. He tells them about Malka, the young girl who took three days to die, and Tobias, the tailor who begged to be killed before his sons; and how he, Moshe, was shot in the leg and taken for dead.
Ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe The Germans arrived in Sighet around 21 Marchand shortly after Passover 8—14 April that year arrested the community leaders. Jews had to hand over their valuables, were not allowed to visit restaurants or leave home after six in the evening, and had to wear the yellow star at all times.
Oh well, what of it? Of what then did you die? He is happy at first: The general opinion was that we were going to remain in the ghetto until the end of the war, until the arrival of the Red Army.
Then everything would be as before. It was neither German nor Jew who ruled the ghetto—it was illusion. His mere presence among the deportees added a touch of unreality to the scene.
It was like a page torn from some story book One by one they passed in front of me, teachers, friends, others, all those I had been afraid of, all those I once could have laughed at, all those I had lived with over the years. They went by, fallen, dragging their packs, dragging their lives, deserting their homes, the years of their childhood, cringing like beaten dogs.
Auschwitz concentration camp Tracks leading to Auschwitz-Birkenau Eliezer and his family are crammed into a closed cattle wagon with 80 others. Men and women are separated on arrival at Auschwitz-Birkenauthe extermination camp within the Auschwitz complex.Jul 05, · The Books "A Cold Freezin' Night" Video Temporary Residence Ltd.
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Test your knowledge of Night with our quizzes and study questions, or go further with essays on the context and background and links to the best resources around the web. Context Full Book Quiz. Night Plot Summary. Night begins in , when, the narrator of the story, Elie, is twelve years old.
Having grown up in a little town called Sighet in Transylvania, Elie is a studious, deeply religious boy with a loving family consisting of his parents and three sisters.