Analysis Of Night In Night By Elie Wiesel

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“Never shall I forget those flames which consumed my faith forever.” - Elie Wiesel. Imagine walking amongst skeletons who you once knew but cannot recognize anymore and seeing people burn as if they were a waste of space, a disappointment. Elie Wiesel, a holocaust survivor, wrote his best selling book, ‘Night’, to make sure that history doesn't repeat itself with this monstrous deeds. The holocaust changed Wiesel in a lot of ways, good and bad, but the holocaust did not break him for Wiesel kept some of the most valuable traits like thankful and curious. Before the concentration camps, Elie possessed a lot of important and good character traits. “After we were given permission to go back to our block and have our meal. I remember that evening, the soup tasted better than ever.” (Wiesel 63). A man who was convicted of stealing had just been hung in front of thousands of prisoners. Elie had always been thankful for everything he received, even during the concentration camp. He just became more grateful for the smallest things that most people would not think would have meaning. My next point from ‘Night’, “We were the master of nature, the masters of the world. We had transcended everything- death,fatigue, our natural needs.” (Wiesel 87). Elie and the remaining prisoners are running to get to their new camp because the army comes to liberate them. This text evidence shows how Elie was intrigued and surprised. Elie was curious about his religion and surprised by many of the
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