The Book Night by Elie Wiesel Essay

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Title: Night
Author: Elie Wiesel
Genre: Autobiography
Setting: Night takes place in Germany during the Holocaust. The majority of the book is taken place in various concentration camps such as Auschwitz and Buchenwald.
Characterization:
Eliezer- Eliezer or Elie is the narrator of Night. Elie enters Auschwitz as a teenager along with his family. He stays close to his father and becomes the protector as the book progresses. Elie’s faith is constantly challenged and sometimes damaged in the book. Elie is strong and is good-hearted because he never gives up on his father and survives the Holocuast. Schlomo- Schlomo is Elie’s father and a respected Jewish leader back home. Schlomo is poor, quiet, shy and awkward. He barely spoke and
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Title: Night
Author: Elie Wiesel
Genre: Autobiography
Setting: Night takes place in Germany during the Holocaust. The majority of the book is taken place in various concentration camps such as Auschwitz and Buchenwald.
Characterization:
Eliezer- Eliezer or Elie is the narrator of Night. Elie enters Auschwitz as a teenager along with his family. He stays close to his father and becomes the protector as the book progresses. Elie’s faith is constantly challenged and sometimes damaged in the book. Elie is strong and is good-hearted because he never gives up on his father and survives the Holocuast. Schlomo- Schlomo is Elie’s father and a respected Jewish leader back home. Schlomo is poor, quiet, shy and awkward. He barely spoke and stood out of people’s way. Moishe the Beadle- An awkward man who is silent and shy. Moishe is a teacher at the synagogue in Sighet. He teaches Elie about the Kabbalah. Moishe warns everyone about what’s going to happen before it actually happened. He manages to escape and no one believes him because they don’t want to accept the reality of the situation. Juliek- Juliek is a Polish violin player and a prisoner in Auschwitz. Juliek is brave because during the Holocaust none of the Jews were allowed to play German music and challenges authority by playing Beethoven. Akiba Drumer- Akiba is a well-known singer and a prisoner in Auschwitz. He sings Jewish music and moves the hearts of any whenever he uses his beautiful voice. In Auschwitz
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