Commentary On The Loss Of Faith During Hardships

831 Words Oct 1st, 2014 4 Pages
Ezinna Adiele
Global Studies English 10
Ms. Wile
September 20, 2014 Religion in Night: The Loss of Faith during Hardships
When you have something to share, share it. When you have something to teach, teach it. Wiesel found that it was his responsibility as a survivor to share his story, and inform others of the horrors that happened during The Holocaust. The Holocaust was a horrifying period, when cruel and inhumane acts were committed by the Nazis in Europe. These acts took the lives of millions of people, and their culture met the same demise. The Jewish people were targeted as victims of Nazi persecution, and were put through brutal and unbearable circumstances, most of them which ended in death. In this story, the Wiesel tells about his traumatic experience in the Nazi concentration camps (Auschwitz and Buchenwald) with his father. From the start of this journey to the end, Wiesel many things about life and survival. He also changed greatly as an individual. In Night by Elie Wiesel, the author utilizes a hopeless mood and internal conflict, to reveal to the reader that exposure to an uncaring, hostile world leads to the destruction of faith and identity. Wiesel faces personal trials, and tribulations within this story. He also observes other characters facing internal conflict. Wiesel writes about Moishe’s internal conflict here, “Moishe was not the same. The joy in his eyes was gone. He no longer sang. He no longer mentioned either God or Kabbalah”(Wiesel…
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