The Question and Answer section for Night is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The above quote is used to illustrate the irony in Elie's decision to leave the hospital infirmary and move on with the camp. he missed liberation by two days.
Elie finds out that the ghetto will be emptied and all the Jews are to be deported. It is this moment when the dark shadows of Elie's suspicions begin to manifest. Elie knew in his heart that the ghetto was only temporary and the Nazis had a far...
They are also treated like disease. They are gassed and killed as if they are a disease.