Comparison of "The Hiding Place" and "Night" Essay

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The comparisons and contrasts between The Hiding Place and Night. Both books were written with struggles, tenderness, agony, and fear in mind. Of these two books only one comes out and realizes that what they have gone through was not a cruse but some what a blessing from God, Himself. The struggles both face is more than just man against man but it is also a struggle within to find who they truly are and whom they truly believe in. Both main characters, Eli and Corrie, faced something they never knew they could face but only one comes out stronger than the other.
The Night was written by Elie Wiesel and The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom. Elie an author-Jew and survivor of the Holocaust describes the excruciating pain he felt during the
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The Hiding Place a story written with love and hope to share throughout the world was written by Corrie Ten Boom who was not a Jew. Corrie with the help of Betsie, her sister, and family helped hide Jews during the Holocaust. Corrie felt that she should help God’s people no matter who they were. Though Corrie felt she could never love these people like her sister she tried everything possible. “One thing in the shop I never learned to do as well as Betsie, and that was to care about each person who stepped through the door. Often when a customer entered I would slip out the rear door and up to Betsie in the kitchen. Betsie! Who is the woman with the Alpina lapel- watch on a blue velvet band-stout, around fifty?” (Corrie 54) Even though Corrie could never find a way to care for each person the way Betsie did she still managed to help every person who walk through the door. Soon the German police came to realize what her and her family was doing and arrested Corrie and her family. While in prison at first Corrie had felt God had abandoned them but it was her sister who made her realize that God never left them and his love never left them this was a trial to see how much they loved and truly cared about God. Out in the cold one day they undressed and are naked walking by guards who are laughing and staring at them both Corrie and Betsie so humiliated
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