Night Crossword Puzzle Free and Printable
“Night” is a memoir by Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, and Nobel laureate. The book is a harrowing account of his experiences as a teenager during the Holocaust, particularly his time at Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.
The story begins with Elie and his family living in the town of Sighet in Transylvania, Hungary, during World War II. They are initially optimistic about their safety but are eventually transported to Auschwitz as part of the Holocaust. Elie and his father endure unspeakable horrors, witnessing mass killings, starvation, and brutal treatment by the Nazis. The book also delves into the deteriorating father-son relationship as they struggle to survive in the face of extreme adversity.
Throughout the memoir, Elie’s faith is tested, and he questions the existence of a just and compassionate God in the midst of such unimaginable suffering. The narrative reflects on the dehumanization and loss of innocence experienced by both the victims and the perpetrators of the Holocaust.
In the end, Elie’s father dies shortly before the liberation of Buchenwald, and Elie is left to grapple with the profound emotional and psychological scars of his Holocaust experience. “Night” is a powerful and haunting account of the Holocaust, serving as a stark reminder of the atrocities committed during that dark period in history and the resilience of the human spirit.
This Night Crossword Puzzle focuses on the characters in the book, Night, by Elie Wiesel. Teachers, parents, and students can print and make copies.