Table of Contents
- 1 Where were deportees told they are going in the night?
- 2 What had happened to Mrs Schachter to make her behave as she did what did she continually shout about to the Jews?
- 3 Why was special attention paid to some children at Buna?
- 4 Why was Eliezer’s father almost thrown from the train?
- 5 How are Mrs Schachters prophetic?
- 6 What was the horrifying sight that Elie at first disbelieved?
Where were deportees told they are going in the night?
Where were the deportees told they were going? They were going to Hungary to work in labor camps. They were also told that families would stay together.
Why didn’t the deportees throw themselves on the guards?
Why didn’t the deportees throw themselves on the guards? The old man told them to refer to their religious beliefs it wouldn’t help the situation. What did the author see the Germans do to the truck full of children? They were burned alive.
What had happened to Mrs Schachter to make her behave as she did what did she continually shout about to the Jews?
The car was crowded with over 80 people, if anyone moved everyone would die. What had happened to Madame Schachter to make her behave as she did? What did she continually shout about to the Jews? Madame Schacter’s husband and sons were deported.
What did Moshe see the Germans do with the babies?
According to Moshe, each Jew had to go up to the hole and “present his neck. Babies were thrown into the air and the machine gunners used them as targets.” As the train reached Galicia in Poland, he and all the other Jews onboard were ordered by the Nazis to get off.
Why was special attention paid to some children at Buna?
Why was special attention paid to some of the children at Buna? Because some of the germans were homosexuals and there was trafficking. What was Elie’s job at Buna? Her secret was that she was jewish and she was just fluent in german.
What was the public reaction to Moshe’s story?
What was the public reaction to Moshe’s story? People refused to believe him. Some would not even listen to him. They said he just wanted their pity.
Why was Eliezer’s father almost thrown from the train?
Eliezer’s father was almost thrown off of the train because he looked dead. After months of abuse and deprivation at Auschwitz, the prisoners learned that they were to be deported to the center of Germany because the Russian front was approaching.
What does Madame Schachter have visions of?
Madame Schachter’s vision of fire actually represents the crematorium where people are sent, dead or alive, to be burned if they cease to be useful to the Nazi party. Everyone on the train hatedMadame Schachter because she was screaming about her vision of flames which no one could see.
How are Mrs Schachters prophetic?
How was Mrs. Schachter’s screaming prophetic? Mrs. Schachter’s screaming was prophetic because nobody could see the fire, she just knew it was coming somehow.
Was Mrs Schachter crazy?
She is a middle-aged woman who goes crazy after she’s separated from her husband and packed into a cattle car headed to Auschwitz. Throughout the long nights in the train, she punctuates the imprisoned Jews’ journey with screaming and rambling about fire and flames, warning and begging the Jews to see the fire.
What was the horrifying sight that Elie at first disbelieved?
Night Chapters 1-4
|What was the first horrifying sight that Elie at first disbelieved?||Babies burning|
|Explain what Elie meant when he said, “Never shall I forget these flames which consumed my faith forever.”||Lost faith in god|
|How had Elie changed in a short time?||Face, health, weight, emotionless|
What was Elie’s job at Buna?
His job is to work in an electrical warehouse where he is responsible for sorting and counting electrical parts like bulbs and bolts as well as electrical fittings.