Night - Study Guide Chapter 7 (Pages 93 – 98) Summary & Analysis

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This chapter describes the train trip to Buchenwald. The prisoners were worn, tired and complacent. When Elie woke up, he found his father cold and barely moving. The SS Officers instructed the men to clear the dead out from the wagons and bury them. Elie snapped out of his complacency just in time to save his father from removal by a "gravedigger." Elie threw himself on his father's still body, slapping his face and calling his name. His father took a shallow breath just in time to convince the collector that he was alive.

A workman threw a piece of bread at the prisoners. He was amused as he watched the people fight to their death over a small piece of food. Elie witnessed an old man hide a piece of food to share with his son. The son attacked his father, however, and...

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