Faith And Faith In The Novel Night By Elie Wiesel

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Faith is like a little seed, if you think about the positive aspects of the situation, then it will grow like how a seed grows when you water it. But if the seed does not receive water anymore, it will die like how the horrors and negativity of the concentration camps killed Elie’s faith. After the analyzation of the novel Night by Elie Wiesel the reader can visualize the horrors and slaughtering of millions of innocent people that occurred in concentration camps. Throughout the book, Elie explains how his faith in God was tested, as he was forced to leave his home, separated from his family, observe how much was being killed all around him, and witness children being thrown into huge ditches of fire, alive! Elie felt abandoned, betrayed, and deceived, the God that he knew was a loving and giving God, it was then he started to doubt his existence. Elie tries to hold on to his faith but the childhood innocence has disappeared from within him and he loses his faith completely in God, whom he thought would rescue him from his suffering. In the beginning of the book, Elie’s faith in God is so strong that he never questioned the existence of God. He wanted to get closer to God by studying the Jewish texts more. “One day I asked my father to find me a master who could guide me in my studies of Kabbalah”(4). Elie’s father rejects this idea and says he is too young, but even after his father said no, Elie goes to Moshe the Beadle and learns the revelations and mysteries of the
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