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Night

Night

by Elie Wiesel

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Character Role Analysis

Rabbi Eliahu's son to Eliezer

Rabbi Eliahu’s son can be contrasted with Eliezer. The rabbi’s son chose to leave his father behind because his father had become too much of a burden; Eliezer, despite the recognition that his father is a burden, chooses not to leave his father but to nurse him and to keep him alive as long as possible.


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