Night By Elie Wiesel

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People have survived many situations throughout the years. Some of the these situations have been life threatening and some have not been that bad. These situations have left people wrenched, mortified, and distressed. Elie Wiesel in Night is innocent, desperate, and numb. Overall, Wiesel is left broken. Night was written by Elie Wiesel and the book is about his personal experience about being a victim of the Holocaust.
Wisel was very young when he went through the Holocaust. Wiesel's family and friends perished during the holocaust and so did his innocence. In the book Wiesel says,” My eyes opened and I saw that I was alone, terribly alone in a world without God, without man. Without love or mercy.” Wiesel is 15 during the book. A normal 15 year old would usually be worried about school or friends. Instead, Wiesel is trying to survive day to day life and is also trying to give his father a reason to live. …show more content…

These victims were desperate for some relief. Wiesel and many others were tortured beyond belief. In Night, Wiesel says, “Faster! Faster! Move, you lazy good-for-nothings! “The Hungarian police were screaming.That was when I began to hate them, and my hatred remains our only link today. They were our first oppressors. They were the first faces of hell and death.” In this quote, Wiesel tells the reader that the way they were treated was the reasons that they knew they were going to die. The way that Wiesel and the other victims was treated was enough to be so desperate that some of them saw death as the only way

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