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  • 1. Night By Justin Ehrenpreis
  • 2. Author
    • Elie Wiesel
  • 3. Setting
    • Sighet, Transylvania
    • (Romania, Hungary)
  • 4. Characters
    • By Justin Ehrenpreis
  • 5. Tibi and Yosi
    • Two brothers whom Eliezer becomes in Buna. Tibi and Yosi are along with Eliezer, they plan to move to Palestine war.
  • 6. Dr. Josef Mengele
    • Wiesel arrives at Auschwitz. Eliezer encounters the historical, infamous Dr. Mengele. Mengele was cruel doctor who ve is part with the selection of the arrival Auchwitz/ Birkenaw. Known as “Angle of Death”, Mengele sentenced countless prisoners to dear in gas chambers. He also directed horrific experiments on human subjects
  • 7. Idek
    • Eliezer’s Kapo (a prisoner conscripted by Nazis, police other prisoners in Buna. Despite the fact that they also faced the cruel Nazis, many Kapos were as cruel to prisoners as Germans. During moments rage, Idek beats Eliezer
  • 8. Franek
    • Eliezer’s foreman at Buna. Franek notices Eliezers gold toothand gets it extracted at the camp.
  • 9. Rabbi Eliahou
    • Devout Jewish prisoner whose son abandons him in one of many in Night of a son behaving cruelly towards his father. Eliezer prays that he will never be like Rabbi Eliahou’s sons behaves
  • 10. Zalman
    • One of Eliezer’s fellow prisoners. Zalman is trampled to death during Gleiwitz
  • 11. Meir Katz
    • Eliezer’s father’s friend from Buna. In cattle car to Buchenwald, Katz Eliezer’s life from an unidentified assailant
  • 12. Stein
    • Eliezer’s relative from Antwerp. Belgiun, whom he and his father encounters in Aushwitz. Trying to bolster his spirit, Eliezer lies to Stein and tells him that his family is alive and healthy.
  • 13. Hilda
    • Eliezer’s oldest sister
  • 14. Bea
    • Eliezer’s middle sister
  • 15. Tzipora
    • Elizer’s youngest sister
  • 16. Akiba Drumer
    • A Jewish Holocaust victim who gradually loses his faith in God as he experiences in the concentration camp
  • 17. Madame Schachter
    • A jewish woman from Sighet who is deported in the same camp of Eliezer. Madame Schachter is taken for a mad woman when, every night, she screamed (sees furnaces in distance). She proves to be a prophetess, however, as trains arrive at crematoria Auschwitz.
  • 18. Juliek
    • A young musician whom Eliezer meets in Auschwitz. Juliek reappears late in the memoir, when Eliezer hears him play violin after death march to Gleiwitz.
  • 19. Literary Terms
    • Foreshaddowing- Madam Schachter burns Atchuwitz
    • Mood- sorrow, depressed