Night, By Elie Wiesel

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Imagine, a world where nothing looks as it should. The amount of hate so high, it’s practically unbearable. Everyday you wake up with this feeling that you’re going to die; sometimes you don’t even fear this happening. In the book “Night” the author Elie Wiesel takes the reader to a place in time that they wouldn‘t ever want to journey to. He gives you a picture of the real gruesomeness and terrifying circumstances that came from the Holocaust. Wiesel tells of his time spent at the Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald. Though the book is only a little over one-hundred pages, you are able to realize the tragedy of a teenage boy, losing his family, as well as losing his faith, and sense of self. Going through all these truly terrible misfortunes in this book, it’s clear that there are many certain messages that come from this book. The statement that Elie Wiesel’s “Night” is one the most powerful and moving stories to ever have been told can not be argued with. The author’s words are even more powerful knowing that this is no elaborated tall tale, knowing that this is really what he experienced. At times the style of writing may seem a bit bland, not a lot of feelings. “Lying down was not an option, nor could we all sit down. We decided to take turns sitting. There was little air. The lucky ones found themselves near a window; they could watch the blooming countryside flit by.” Though most of the writing is like this, a lot of explaining, nothing has ever

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