Elie Wiesel Quotes About Inhumanity Quotes

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The world has come a long way from what it used to be. There was a whole lot of havoc being caused by the Germans and Russians during the World War time periods. Many people went through severe times, and had to face crucial obstacles. The biggest situation or event going on was the holocaust being caused by Adolph Hitler in all of Europe. One survivor of the holocaust is a man named Elie Wiesel. After everything was over he wrote a book about all of his horrible experiences. In his book Elie Wiesel explores the theme of inhumanity. In his book there are many examples such as.. “ Can this be true? This is the twentieth century not the middle ages, who would allow such crimes to be committed? How could the world remain silent?”(pg.118) In this section he was talking about how the holocaust was going on at the time. He was saying that nobody was trying to stop it and let it continue. “Human rights are being violated on every continent more people are oppressed than free.”(pg.119) When he said this he is saying that there is madness everywhere. People are being locked up and forced to be slaves everywhere all over the world, and more people are locked up than there are people free. “ Why did he write this book? To keep history from repeating itself and also to leave his legacy behind” (pg. vii) In this quote he was being asked why did he write this book over what he went through. He responded by basically saying that he wanted to tell how severe and crucial things were so
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