Night By Elie Wiesel Analysis

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We are who we are because God made us that way, and he plans everything. But even in the darkest hours, it is god who is going to help us. Anne says, “It is God that has made us as we are, but it will be God, too, who will raise us up again” (Frank 1940). The novel, Night told by Elie Wiesel, is an autobiography written about him and his family being seized out of their home in 1944 to the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Night is the alarming record of Eli Wiesel’s recollections of the passing of his family, and his despair as a profoundly perceptive Jew going up against irrefutably the abhorrence of man. In the beginning of the novel, Elie described his father as a straightforward sort of man. As in the novel Elie…show more content…
He clarified, “I woke up at dawn on January 29. On my father’s cot there lay another sick person (Wiesel 112). He added, “They must have taken him away before daybreak and taken him to the crematorium (Wiesel 112). Elie did not sob, and it tormented him that he could not sob. In any case, he was out of tears. Elie explicated, “I did not weep, and it pained me that I could not weep. But I was out of tears. And deep inside me, if I could have searched the recesses of my feeble conscience, I might have found something like: Free at last!...” (Wiesel 112). The death of his family gave Elie two sentiments where he felt remorseful however; at last he felt free. Overall in the story Elie survives the Holocaust not only by the help of his father, but his faith. Toward the start of their trial, Elie’s father looks after him and secures his as much as should be possible in this condition. Elie stated, “I was terribly hungry and swallowed my ration on the spot (Wiesel 44). He continued, “My father told me, “You mustn’t eat all at once. Tomorrow is another day…” (Wiesel 44). Close to the finish of their adventure together, the parts are turned around. He mentioned, “Father!” I howled. “Father! Get up! Right now! You will kill yourself…” (Wiesel 105). Truly Elie considers, on occasion, abandoning his father; in any case, he does not. It is his faith, which shields him from doing what others around him do and surrender or let their fathers pass. Elie expressed, “I went to

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