Table of Contents
- 1 How do the veteran prisoners respond to the newcomers never hearing of Auschwitz?
- 2 Why don t the Germans tell the newcomers what to expect?
- 3 How do the veteran prisoners respond?
- 4 Why do the prisoners say prayers of thanks when they reach Auschwitz?
- 5 Why do you think Elie Wiesel tells his story in the first person perspective?
- 6 What is the first thing the prisoners see when they get to Birkenau What do they smell?
How do the veteran prisoners respond to the newcomers never hearing of Auschwitz?
She does know. How do the “veteran” prisoners respond when they discover the newcomers have never heard Auschwitz? To resist belief in something that one knows is true. when they fear acceptance of the truth.
Why don t the Germans tell the newcomers what to expect?
They don’t tell the new arrivals what to expect because they do not what to alarm them or tip them off to what might happen. If they keep hope alive, perhaps they will be more permissive. The Germans are trying to reduce resistance amount the prisoners.
How do the veteran inmates and others imprisoned in the camp treat the new arrivals how do you account for their attitudes and actions?
How do you account for their attitudes and actions? The veteran inmates and others imprisoned in the camp treat the new arrivals by yelling at them and asking why they are even here. But, one of them was trying to help and told them to say different ages then they really age to maybe be able to stay together.
What did the prisoners see when they arrived at Birkenau?
When the transports arrive at Birkenau, the Jewish prisoners look outside and see a similar image to what Mrs. Schächter described on the train, which happens to be massive flames shooting into the sky from the concentration camp crematorium. Schächter, in the train?” (Wiesel, 34).
How do the veteran prisoners respond?
How do the “veteran” prisoners respond when they discover the newcomers have never heard of Auschwitz? The “veteran” prisoners were almost shocked that no one knew what was going on. The prisoners were telling them everything that happens, scaring them, warning them.
Why do the prisoners say prayers of thanks when they reach Auschwitz?
Essentially, Elie is acknowledging and thanking God for creating mud, which allows him to conceal his new boots and avoid the Kapo’s wrath during the first few days at Birkenau.
What broke Madame Schachter?
What had “broken” Mme. Schachter? That she had been separated from her husband and children, all but one.
How does Wiesel respond when his father is beaten for the first time?
The first time Eliezer’s father is physically attacked, Eliezer feels helpless and remorseful. He fails to stand up for his father against the gypsy. When Idek attacks Eliezer’s father, Eliezer keeps quiet and thinks of saving himself. He is angry at his father for not avoiding the attack.
Why do you think Elie Wiesel tells his story in the first person perspective?
Why do you think Elie Wiesel tells his story in the first person perspective? When you read first person, in a way you are seeing the experiences from the person’s vantage point. It’s more realistic, more personal.
What is the first thing the prisoners see when they get to Birkenau What do they smell?
Men and women were sorted when the Jews first arrived at the camp. When they first arrive at Birkenau, a subcamp of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the prisoners can smell burning human flesh. This is particularly disturbing because of the fit that Mrs. Schächter has had in the train car about fire.
What do the prisoners see when they arrive at the camp *?
They saw the flames coming from the tall chimney into the black sky. The prisoner’s were anger upon seeing the new Jews arrive at the camp because the new Jews didn’t save themselves by escaping before it was too late.
How did the other prisoners react to her screams Why did they react this way?
The other passengers react to Madame Schächter’s screaming by deciding to tie her up, gag her, and even strike her in the head a few times. The passengers believed Madame Schächter saw this because she was an insane person ever since the rest of her family got separated from her and her ten year-old child.