Night By Elie Wiesel Analysis

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Hook:? In Night, by Elie Wiesel, Moshe the Beetle is a common, poor Jewish man. He is taken from his village by the Nazi's and left for dead. He mercurially survived and journeys back the Sighet. He tries to inform the community of the deathly threats, but they do not adhere to his warnings. Similarly, my Zaidi also went, by boat, across the Atlantic, to warn other relatives. He informed them of the possible danger, but they too did not listen. Likewise, Jan Karski, also saw the danger coming and tried to warn the leaders of the allies of the upcoming threat. In all three stories, warnings were said and then ignored. This essay will discuss, the warnings and their audiences, the reasons the people did not listen to the warnings and the outcomes In the novel Night, by Elie Wiesel, Moshe the Beedle tried to warn the small town of Sighet, Transylvanian. Mosh, lived in Sighet; he was a poor man, although, many Jews in this small community were fond of him. He had a close relationship with Elie and often used to study Torah together. When praying, Moshe revealed that he prays to God for “the strength to ask Him real questions” (page 5). Sadly, one day a German proclamation was made: all foreign Jews would be expelled from Sighet. Moshe was forced to leave, and the community moved on without him. Later, Elie saw Moshe sitting outside the entrance to the shul. Moshe began to describe the true events after the deportations. The train was unloaded in the Polish territory and Jews
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