Chapter 5 (The summer was…)1)How does Wiesel handle the coming of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah?How did he feel about his faith? What kind of questions did he have for God? 2)Once Wiesel’s father finds out he has been selected, what does he try to give to Wiesel? What does Wiesel do? Why is this significant?3)What happened to Akiba Drumer? How has he changed?4)What health problem did Wiesel have? What did he do about it?5)“The camp became like a hive of activity”. What does this mean?6)What decision do Wiesel and his father have to make? What did they decide to do? What would have happened to them if they had made a different decision?Chapter 6 (An icy wind…)1.What happens to anyone who cannot keep up with the rest of the group?2.Why did Zalman pray so much? What eventually happened to him?3.What did Wiesel begin to think about death? What kept him going?4.How does Wiesel describe his father when he wakes up in the snow?5.Describe Rabbi Eliahou. What is he searching for? What happened (according to Wiesel)?6.“You’re crushing me…mercy!” (93). Who says this? How does Wiesel know this person?
7.Why is Beethoven significant to Wiesel now?8.When the victims were divided into weak and able, what happened to Wiesel and his father? What was the result of this?