The Question and Answer section for Night is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Elie survived on pure will and inner strength. At first, he survived for his father. In the end, he survived for himself.
Wiesel says that there were no thoughts of revenge. First, they could only think of bread, as they were hungry. But even after their hunger was assauged, there were still no thoughts of revenge. Then, some of the men thought of clothing, potatoes,...
Elie can see the Nazis are not in Sighet to be nice to Jews. Day by day ther freedoms are curtailed and many in the village make excuses for the Nazis in order to evade confronting the ugly truth.