Compare and contrast Moishe the Beadle and Madame Schächter from Night.

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Night by Eli Wiesel is the story of the Holocaust. It offers a detailed look at the atrocities suffered by the Jewish people during this time. It's an important book because it gives us the opportunity to experience how horrible it was for ourselves. By knowing the past, we're able to take steps to avoid another Holocaust in the future.

Your question asks for an analysis of Moishe the Beadle and Madame Schächter. I'll start with Madame Schächter. She's a woman in her fifties who is transported to the concentration camp with Elie. Madame Schächter has already been separated from her family, and she is distraught during the train ride. She hallucinates and begins experiencing visions of massive flames and the pain that awaits for the Jews at the camp. The other prisoners on the train don't believe her. They actually beat up and silence her to get her to be quiet.

Moishe the Beadle is a poor Jew who is one of the first prisoners transported to the concentration camp. However, he manages...

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