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Night by Elie Wiesel- Chapter 8
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At the beginning of chapter 8, what is the frame of mind of Elie's father
he is giving up on life
What does Elie's father ask Elie to do for him when they are in the concentration camp in chapter 8?
let him die in the snow
Why does Elie's father make his request at the concentration camp?
How does Elie respond to his father's request at the concentration camp?
What happens while Elie and his father are talking about the request his father makes?
the air raid sirens wailed
when the prisoners find out that they can have soup, what is their reaction?
they are too tired to care
what happens on the morning of January 29, 1945?
His father is taken to the crematory
what does Elie wonder about on the morning of January 29, 1945
where he will go now that he is free
By chapter 8, how does the existence of the chimney affect the prisoners?
grief and depression; no longer notice it
why do the prisoners feel this way about the chimney at this point in the story?
they don't have the strength to care
What does the author about pain and suffering, particularly in chapter 8?
pain and suffering can be worse than death
What is Elie's reaction when he realizes his father is dead?
What does Elie think about when he wakes up after the discussion with his father about his father's request?
What thought troubles Elie for the rest of his life?
thinking about food not his father
How does the SS officer treat Elie's father?
he beats him
In what condition is Elie's father when Elie wakes up after the discussion with his father about his father's request?
very sick, almost dead
How is Elie's father treated by the other prisoners?
they beat him
Why does Elie want to trade bunks with other prisoners after he wakes up and discovers his father's condition?
wants to be close to his father
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