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Where is God where is the night?

Where is God where is the night?

“Where is He? Here He is—He is hanging here on this gallows. . . .” This passage occurs at the end of the fourth section, as Eliezer witnesses the agonizingly slow death of the Dutch Oberkapo’s pipel, a young boy hanged for collaborating against the Nazis.

Who said for God’s sake where is God?

“Where is God?” Soulcrashing quote from “Night” by Eli Wiesel. “Then came the march past the victims.

What is Elie’s response to the question where is God now?

When the prisoner asks “where is God now” how does Elie respond? Elie responds that “God is hanging here from this gallows”.

Did Elie lose his faith in God?

In the book, Elie loses faith in family, God, or even just staying in the same place. In “Night” the main faith Elie questions is his faith in the Jewish religion and God. During the beginning of the book, Elie had a great amount of faith, but it is tested by the horrible concentration camps.

What does hanging here on this gallows mean?

Here he is. He is hanging here on this gallows…’” (62). This quote uses the gallows as symbolism for Elie’s faith in God to show that just as the noose was killing the young boy, it was killing Elie’s faith as well.

What does the soup tasted like corpses mean?

He soon found the soup to be repulsing and he wanted nothing to do with it. For example when he says the soup tasted like corpses he means that they did not feel the satisfaction of eating because they just witnessed a horrific occurrence.

Why is pipel hanged in night?

In chapter four of the novel, Wiesel describes a particularly sad event. In this chapter, a pipel is hanged alongside two grown men. The boy is hanged because he helped ruin an electrical plant that was supplying energy to help hurt the prisoners; he was also possessing weapons.

Why does the hanging of the pipel stay in Elie’s mind?

Why does the hanging of the “pipel” stay in Elie’s mind? Because the boy was young and beautiful.

What is the theme of Night?

Elie Wiesel uncovers and explores three distinct themes in his memoir Night: one’s spiritual journey, dehumanization, and relationships between friends and family.