Night And Dawn : The Revolutionizing Story Of Tragedy

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Night and Dawn: The Revolutionizing Story of Tragedy Throughout the course of history, time has been kind to some, and evil to others. To Elie Wiesel, time has been a ruthless machine that only caused hardship and sorrow. Elie Wiesel had to encounter arguably the most tragic event in history, the Holocaust, which took the life of his mother, father, and siblings, in addition to 6 million other Jews. Essentially, the Holocaust stemmed from Adolf Hitler gaining power of Germany in World War II, which allowed him to scapegoat the Jewish people for the German defeat in World War I. As a result, millions of Jews were put into concentration camps across Europe where they were separated from their families and their connection with God. But following his depiction of the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel also describes his fictional account of the British Occupation of Palestine in which he shows the internal tragedies one must face with death. Evidently, as the story progresses, Wiesel’s resiliency grows stronger in which he is able to avenge the death of his compatriot, David Ben Moshe, by killing John Dawson. Ultimately, Elie Wiesel perfectly encapsulates the aspects of plot, conflicts, settings, characters, themes, and style throughout both Night and Dawn in which he shows that adversity is never to fear as there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Throughout his masterful works Night and Dawn, Elie Wiesel utilizes a stagnant style of writing that may suggest that these novels…

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