Night Chapter 5
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What is Elie's attitude toward God at the beginning of this chapter?
Mad because God is not coming to help
Elie says, "Never had we understood one another so clearly." Whom does he understand clearly and why?
-They both were unhappy
-His father because they felt the same way
Why doesn't Elie fast on Yom Kippur?
-Elie father didn't want him too
-He no longer accepted God because God wasn't helping them
What is a "muscleman?"
Extremely weak inmate (frail)
What advice is Elie given on how to pass the selection process?
-Move your limbs
-Give yourself color
-Don't be afraid
How does Elie's father respond when he learns that his name has been written down?
He ran over to Elie and began telling him everything he needed to know
What is the "inheritance" that Elie's father gives him?
What did Akiba Drummer ask the others to do for him? Did they do it?
-Say Kaddish for him
-They were going to but forgot
Why was Elie placed in the hospital?
His right foot swelled
One hospital patient says, "I've got more faith in Hitler than anyone else. He's the only one who keeps his promises, all his promises, to the Jewish people." What does this statement tell readers about the attitude of some prisoners?
-Some people have given up on being saved and the only person who says what they are going to do is Hitler
What happened to Elie in the hospital?
He had to get surgery on his foot
When the camp prisoners hear the rumor that the camp may be liberated, Elie is less concerned with death than what?
Separating from his father
What does Elie learn of the fate of those who stay behind in the hospital?
He thought they would be killed but they actually were not
What is each prisoner allowed to take with them?
What does the head of the block make the men do before they leave? What reason does he give for making them do this?
-Clean and mop the floors
-So the army knows men live here not pigs
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