Zalman A young man who had worked with Eliezer in the warehouse at Buna. At Birkenau, Stern receives an oversized tunic in the chaotic allotment of prison clothing. Elie and his father support each other throughout their internment. Franek The Polish foreman of the musician's block at Buna. Early in the war, Moché is deported to Nazi concentration camps because he is a foreigner.
He promises Elie that he will walk again. He also oversaw cruel experiments on prisoners. Elie's father Shlomo : A storeowner and a well-respected Jewish community leader in Sighet before the deportation of the Jews. Late May: The convoy reaches Birkenau, and Elie and Chlomo spend their first night in camp. In the concentration camps, he and Eliezer take care of one another.
Irony is written in three different forms situational, verbal, and dramatic. The Jewish Doctor Elie's Jewish physician treats him gently, relieves the swelling in his foot, and promises complete recovery in two weeks. Elie does not hear from him again. Alphonse: A German Jew and head of the block at Buna, he is kind and generous to the members of his block. Through all the difficult tasks that they face, Elie's father grows very weak.
He redeems himself by multiple acts of kindness, such as giving up his gold dental crown to spare his father torment for marching out of step. Later he finds out that the Germans are trying to hide all the Jews, and hes stuck in the middle of it. Known as the angel of death, Mengele sentenced thousands of Jews to their death. As time passes, he loses faith. During moments of insane rage, Idek beats Eliezer. It is later learned that shortly after the evacuation, the patients who did not evacuate, but instead remained at the hospital, were freed by the Russian army. It is his own story.
While he is there, he gets word that selections are happening to weed out the sickest and weakest prisoners and send them to the crematorium. The Rabbi from a Little Town in Poland A devout student of the Talmud, the Polish rabbi concludes that God has no mercy for internees. Our teenager named Eliezer grew up in the small community of Sighet, located in Hungarian Transylvania. She proves to be a prophetess, however, as the trains soon arrive at the crematoria of Auschwitz. Wiesel's primary goal in publishing Night is to prevent another Holocaust from happening.
Elie survives the ordeal and later marries a women from one of the camps. After reminiscing about the past, Elie finds out that she is, as he had thought, Jewish. Juliek — Eliezer first meets Juliek, a young musician, at Auschwitz. Together they all sing Hasidic melodies, talk about Palestine, and plan to emigrate from Europe when freed. Elie finds himself lying on top of Juliek, a Polish violinist he knew in Buna.
Elie Eliezer Wiesel is a novelist, journalist and Nobel Prize winner. His fellow inmates forget his parting request for a Kaddish. Akiba Drumer A fellow prisoner at Auschwitz and Buna, Akiba Drumer is a deeply devout mystic with a beautiful baritone voice. Dawn and Day are not autobiographies, yet they have lingering presences of Wiesel in the main characters and narrators… 809 Words 4 Pages practically unbearable. Then, there is the silence he feels when he is unable to get God to respond in a visible way to his questions and his pleas. April: Nazis arrest Jewish leaders and close synagogues in Transylvania. Later, he shares crucial information about Idek, the manic Kapo, and, in the dark barracks at Gleiwitz, Juliek gives a final performance from a Beethoven concerto, a violinist's blessing.
Minor Characters Elie's mother: Separated from Elie and her husband at Birkenau, she and Elie's younger sister, Tzipora, die in the crematory at Birkenau. He then managed to escape and tries to warn the townspeople of the horrors of the Holocaust. Yossi and Tibi: Two Czech brothers whose parents are exterminated at Birkenau. A young Aryan French girl comforts him in German. They eventually emigrated to North America, with Beatrice moving to Montreal, Canada.
Deeply religious, he is optimistic that their imprisonment will not last long. Eliezer assumes infirmary patients will be killed so he leaves. Elie prays that he does not become like the rabbi's son. Yossi and Tibi Czech brothers who Eliezer befriends in the musician's block at Buna. Alphonse A German Jew who heads the musicians' block, Alphonse devotes himself to providing extra cauldrons of soup for the young and the weak.