Moishe the Beadle asks Elie "Why do you pray?" (Wiesel 4) as Elie looks in confusion not knowing how to answer, he thinks to himself and starts to question, why?
Mrs. Schachter is in the cattle car with Elie, his father, and other Jews in the middle of the night she screams out "Fire! I see a fire! I see a fire!" (Wiesel 24) there was no fire so she was assumed to be a "mad, poor woman" (Wiesel 25) by many.
Afte being shaved, disinfected, and stripped people began to "wander about the crowd, finding friends, acquaintances. Every encounter filled us with joy- yes joy: Thank God! You are still alive" (Wiesel 35) as some were crying and others were smiling for being rejoined with friends and family.
We'll take turns, I watch over you and you watch over me
The kapo, Idek, was angry one day and took it out on Elie when Idek calmed down he sent Elie back to work while Elie was working a "cool hand wiped the blood from my forehead" (Wiesel 53) by the French woman that worked next to him. She told him "bite you lip little brother...Keep your anger for another day" (Wiesel 53).
On the day of selection, the Blockälteste had given the block advice about what was about to happen "Before you go into the next room, try to move your limbs, give yourself some color" (Wiesel 71) while giving this advice everyone was silent taking it into consideration.
After running 12 miles in terrible condition, Elie and father go to where they were supposed to be, Elie suggested "We'll take turns. I'll watch over you and you'll watch over me. We won't let each other fall asleep" (Wiesel 89) they took that action as they layed in the snow.