In the exposition of the story Eliezer demonstrates his position on religion. We are also introduced to his family.
"Together we would read, over and over again, the same page of the Zohar. Not to learn it by heart but to discover within the very essence of divinity."
In the rising action of the story "Night" Elie witnesses the burning of small children and babies he also witnesses the terrible conditions of the freight cars and when they get there how they seperate them out into weak and strong.
"Never shall I forget those flames that consumed my faith forvever."
The climax of the story is when Elie starts to loose faith in God and eventually does loose his faith.
"Blessed be God's name? Why, but why would I bless Him? Every fiber in me rebelled."
"And in spite of myself, a prayer formed inside me, a prayer to this God in whom I no longer believed in."
The falling action to the story is when the camp is evacuated and the jewish people are sent on a death march to who knows where, many die but elie and his father make it.
In the resolution to the story elie's father dies and elie thinks it is his fault his dad has died. In the end elie survives and he still tells his story to this day
The Protagonists of the story or Elie and his dad.