What page in night does the boy get hung?
In Chapter 4 of Night, what makes Elie and the other prisoners cry over one particular hanging? The prisoners are used to seeing men hanged, but this time they are appalled to watch a young boy as the victim. Adding to the horror, the boy is too light to die instantly, and so he suffers a slow, agonizing death.
What do the prisoners eat at the end of Chapter 6?
There is another selection where Elie’s father is chosen. Elie somehow manages to cause such confusion that his father is able to sneak back to the other side. While they wait for the train, the prisoners eat their meager ration of bread. For water, they eat the snow accumulated on each other’s backs.
What motivates Elie to keep running at the beginning of the chapter?
Eliezer’s belief is that if he keeps going, so will his father, who is running along side him. This notion of loyalty is something that is pervasive in this section and serves to motivate Eliezer into continuing to struggle to live and acknowledging the bonds of loyalty at the same time.
Who took Elies gold tooth?
What is a Pipel?
Noun. Pipel (plural Pipels) (historical, rare) Among Nazi concentration camp detainees, an attractive male child who receives special favor or privileges by maintaining a relationship with another detainee who has been granted some authority over other detainees.
Why does the Gypsy strike Elie’s father?
The gypsy man struck Elie’s father in order to demonstrate his supposed superiority over his prisoners. It seems like an odd system to have prisoners watching prisoners, but the system worked because men like the gypsy would enforce Nazi concentration camp order in hopes of receiving better treatment from the Nazis.
What is the significance of the French girl in Chapter 4?
The young French girl is a French Jew that passed as an Aryan. She helped Elie when the SS officer beat him by giving him bread.
What feelings emerged in the prisoners as a result of the bombs and why?
What feelings emerged in the prisoners as a result of the bombs, and why? They were happy because they thought the concentration camp would eventually be liberated. Why did prisoners try to stay out of Idek the Kapo’s way? He had random fits of anger and he took it out on anyone who was in his line of fire.
Why does Mr Wiesel warn Elie not to go to sleep in the snow?
Wiesel warn Eli not to fall asleep in the snow? Because if he does he may not wake up. How long did Elie stay at Gleiwitz? He had stayed there for 3 days.
How did Elie say soup taste?
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.
What instances of human compassion and dignity occur in Chapter 4 of night?
What instances of human compassion and dignity occur in Chapter 4? The French girl helps Elie and takes care of him. why does Elie regard the weak, starving prisoners as stronger than God? They are living in spite of what god is dealing them.
Where is God now night?
“Where is God? Where is He?” someone behind me asked. .. For more than half an hour [the child in the noose] stayed there, struggling between life and death, dying in slow agony under our eyes.
What is Juliek’s last act before dying?
Juliek’s last act was to play his violin “to an audience of dying and dead men”.
What is Chapter 4 of night about?
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.
Who was the French girl in night?
Night Character List
|French girl||woman who encourages Elie to remain strong; years later, he runs into her on a metro in Paris|
|Idek||brutal Kapo who whips Elie|
|Franek||Polish foreman who forces Elie to give up his gold crown|
|Juliek||musician who continues playing, even in the face of death|
Why does Elie say the soup tastes like corpses?
Because Elie can never remove the image of that beautiful young boy dying at the end of the rope, his senses are clouded with the stench and taste of death. Thus the soup tastes like corpses, because his senses are overpowered on every level.
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 happens to Eliezer’s father when he does not give up his tooth to Franek?
What happens to Eliezer’s father when he does not give up his tooth to Franek? He punishes him, Idek is also aware that Eliezer’s father has a hard time marching in step so he begins to punish him for his little mistakes.
Why does the soup taste of corpses when the Pipel is hung?
Why does the soup “taste of corpses” when the pipel is hung? Elie’s senses are so overwhelmed after seeing the young boy hung that he could taste corpses in his soup.
What happened to Elie’s father Chapter 5?
Eliezer has been separated from his father to work in the building unit. He worries that his father will not pass the selection, and after several days it turns out that Eliezer’s father is indeed one of those deemed too weak to work: he will be executed.
Why do the prisoners not eat the evening meal?
He does not want to be hungry. Why do the prisoners not eat the evening meal, “an especially thick soup,” as soon as it is served? It is the holiday Rosh Hashanah, and they want to wait until after prayer.
What was Juliek afraid of?
What did Juliek bring with him and was afraid it would get broken? His violin. He died playing his violin.
Why do you suppose no one tries to escape?
Why do you suppose no one tries to escape? – No one tries to escape because they are scared to get shot and die.