- 1 What Block did Elie stay in?
- 2 What Block does Elie get transferred to in Chapter 5?
- 3 What happened in chapter 4 of Night by Elie Wiesel?
- 4 Who are the characters in the book night?
- 5 Why does Elie Thank God for mud?
- 6 What stares back at Elie at the end of the novel?
- 7 Did Elie Wiesel lose his foot?
- 8 Why does Elie regard the weak starving prisoners stronger than God?
- 9 What did Elie say the soup tasted like at the end of Chapter 4?
- 10 Why does IDEK beat Elie the first time?
- 11 How is Elie able to keep his gold crown?
- 12 Why did Elie cry when he prayed?
- 13 Who was Dr Mengele night?
- 14 Is Moishe the Beadle respected?
What Block did Elie stay in?
Professor Wiesel tells Oprah how he overcame insurmountable odds as they stand in front of Block 17, one of the barracks where he lived as a prisoner. Oprah: It is just a miracle—it feels like a miracle—that you did survive. Elie Wiesel: Believe me, Oprah, I can’t understand it.
What Block does Elie get transferred to in Chapter 5?
Eliezer is no longer in the same block as his father because he was transferred to the construction Kommando —that’s the bad job where you haul huge stones around.
What happened in chapter 4 of Night by Elie Wiesel?
Eliezer reflects on how inhumane the concentration camps made him; as his father is being beaten, rather than being mad at Idek, Eliezer is mad at his father for not avoiding the Kapo. Franek, the foreman, decides he wants Eliezer’s gold crown. Eliezer won’t give it to him. Idek discovers Eliezer and gets angry.
Who are the characters in the book night?
Idek beats Elie’s father because he was on edge, and when he exploded, his victim was Elie’s father, yelling at him about how he was not working. When Idek sees Elie out of his place and not working, he decided to whip him.
Why does Elie Thank God for mud?
Why does Elie thank God for mud? He got new shoes, so the mud was concealing them so he wasn’t hit by the guards, and didn’t yet have to give up his shoes. What choice does each man have at Auschwitz? They have the option to work or go to the crematorium.
What stares back at Elie at the end of the novel?
What stares back at Elie at the end of the novel? Elie’s reflection on a mirror stares back at him, he describes the image as a living corpse.
Did Elie Wiesel lose his foot?
No, Elie Wiesel did not lose his leg. After walking for almost 42 miles in the snow, on the way to Gleiwitz concentration camp, Wiesel’s foot became
Why does Elie regard the weak starving prisoners stronger than God?
Why does Elie regard the weak, starving prisoners as stronger than God? He feels they are stronger than god because they are living even with being starved and weak. He loses faith in God which makes him lose the will to love.
What did Elie say the soup tasted like at the end of Chapter 4?
How did Elie say the soup tasted the night the pipel (young servant boy) was hanged? Elie said the soup tasted like corpses. Then two men and the pipel were hanged. Wiesel said the soup tasted like corpses.
Why does IDEK beat Elie the first time?
Why does Idek beat Elie the first time? Elie is not working quickly enough. Elie will not give Idek his gold crown.
How is Elie able to keep his gold crown?
In desperation at his father’s torment, Elie allows a dentist from Warsaw to extract his gold crown with a rusty spoon.
Why did Elie cry when he prayed?
A religious advisor for Elie who instructs him in the Kabbalah; Moishe is very awkward and poor. Why did Eliezer pray? Why did he cry when he prayed? He says that he does not know why he prays it is simply because he has always done it; he cries when he prays because something deep within him feels the need to cry.
Who was Dr Mengele night?
Mengele was the cruel doctor who presided over the selection of arrivals at Auschwitz/Birkenau. Known as the “Angel of Death,” Mengele’s words sentenced countless prisoners to death in the gas chambers. He also directed horrific experiments on human subjects at the camp.
Is Moishe the Beadle respected?
Moishe the Beadle was Eliezer’s mentor/ teacher in guiding Eliezer in his studies of Kabbalah. He was poor man who lived in the town of Sighet Transylvania. Moishe the Beadle was respected by all in the town. He stayed out of people’s way.