The Question and Answer section for Night is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Elie's empathy for others becomes more and more eroded as the book progresses. Your question really depends on where in the book you are referring to.
That happens a lot in the book. Are you referring to a specific chapter?
The title Night is significant because it symbolizes not only the fear of the prisoners, but the safety night affords them as well. The Jews were taken in the night, something that caused fear because they never really saw it coming. On the flip...