Table of Contents
- 1 What happens to Moshe once he is taken from Sighet?
- 2 What happened to Moshe and how did he change after returning to Sighet?
- 3 Why doesn’t Elie’s father request permits to Palestine so the family can live in Sighet?
- 4 Why did Elie’s parents not want to leave Sighet?
- 5 What did they see when they arrived night?
What happens to Moshe once he is taken from Sighet?
Moshe ends weeping because he is not believed and leaves Sighet once and for all. Wiesel uses the story of Moshe the Beadle to show how dehumanization was a significant aspect of the Holocaust. The Nazis dehumanized their victims, and, in turn, Wiesel suggests that some of the victims dehumanized one another.
What happened to Moshe and how did he change after returning to Sighet?
Moshe the Beadle escapes from a Nazi massacre and returns to Sighet to warn the villagers of the truth about the deportations, is treated as a madman. Moshe changed after deportation because there was no longer any joy in his eyes after he experienced the prisoners being slaughtered.
What happened when Moishe returned to Sighet?
Moshe the Beadle is expelled from Sighet because he is a foreigner. When he returns to Sighet, he tells Elie that when he crossed into Poland, his train was taken over by the Gestapo. The Jews were forced off the train and were driven by trucks to a forest in Galicia, where the Gestapo ordered them to dig deep pits.
Why doesn’t Elie’s father request permits to Palestine so the family can live in Sighet?
Elie’s father doesn’t request permits to Palestine so that they can live in Sighet because he was too old to start a new life. The first people Elie began to hate was the Hungarian police because they were very disrespectful to the Jews as they were being deported.
Why did Elie’s parents not want to leave Sighet?
He wants his father to sell everything and liquidate his business so that the family can move to Palestine. However, his father refuses to do so because he says that he is too old and cannot start over again.
What did the prisoners see when they arrived at Birkenau?
When the transports arrive at Birkenau, the Jewish prisoners look outside and see a similar image to what Mrs. Schächter described on the train, which happens to be massive flames shooting into the sky from the concentration camp crematorium. Schächter, in the train?” (Wiesel, 34).
What did they see when they arrived night?
They saw the flames coming from the tall chimney into the black sky. The prisoner’s were anger upon seeing the new Jews arrive at the camp because the new Jews didn’t save themselves by escaping before it was too late.