The exposition is when Elie and his family are introduced, and they are living in Sighet. They also have the treat of war looming over their heads.
The rising action is when the Jewish people are separated into ghettos from the rest of the town. It could also be when they get taken into the cattle cars, and they have to live in a compact cattle car.
The climax is when Elie is separated from his mother and sisters. Elie and his father also go through selection to see if they would go to the work camps, or be killed. At one point, Elie and his father marched toward the fire, but at the last second they did not have to be killed.
The falling action is when Elie and his father have the option to leave the camp. Then they leave on the death march, and they leave the camp. The conditions are harsh, and they have to run in the snow for many miles.
The resolution of the book is when Elie and his father finally get to Buchenwald. It was a camp for people that were recovering, and they didn't get many rations. Elie's father was very sick with dysentery, and he eventually dies. Elie feels sad, but free because he can focus on himself
The theme of the story Night is the loss of innocence and religion as trauma and tragedy happens.