Analysis Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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“Night” Analysis Essay A very wise, unknown, person once spoke, “you're allowed to scream, you're allowed to cry, but do not give up.” No matter how much pain you endure, you mustn't give up on fighting: you may express your pain in any desired way, except on your knees with your hand waving a white flag. Many disasters in history brought amounts of pain to the people of the world; Holocaust being one of the most painful in history. Even though there were those who seeked freedom, many gave up too quickly. Elie Wiesel wrote a book “Night,” that tells the story of the protagonist, Elie, and his suffering in the concentration camp, Auschwitz, and how they molded him throughout the book. Before he was deported to a concentration camp, Elie exhibited some distinct character traits, such as, being very interested in his jewish religion, hopeful in any situation, and distant with his father. At the start of the book, Elie, the author, explained his life and his jewish belief, “By day I studied Talmud and by night I would run to the synagogue to weep over the destruction of the Temple. One day I asked my father to find me a master who could guide me in my studies of Kabbalah” (Wiesel 3-4).The protagonist, Elie, lived in a community full of jewish people like him, of course it would be normal for him to peak an interest in his religion. He was a religious kid, under a religious roof, and his beliefs gave him answers to his questions on all aspects of life. He read the Tanakh and
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