Similarities Between Elie Wiesel In Night And Ochindler's List
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Growth between Elie Wiesel and Oskar Schindler
“The tiny seed knew that in order to grow, it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered with darkness, and struggle to reach the light” (Sandra Kring). In the book Night by Elie Wiesel and in the film Schindler’s List directed by Steven Spielberg, the main characters, Elie Wiesel in Night and Oskar Schindler in Schindler’s List both show major growth throughout the two stories. Elie Wiesel was just a young innocent boy when he was uprooted from his home and taken to concentration camps to be killed just for being a Jew. Going into the camp, he was immediately separated from his mother and sisters and although he was able to stay with his father till the end, he came out of the camp alone and had more of a mindset that the world is a very inhumane place sometimes. Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist and member of the Nazi party, very inconsiderate of others and cared very much about the profit portion of the war, Schindler ended up caring about the Jews and saved over 1000 lives in the Holocaust. Weisel and Schindler witness the Holocaust from two different places in the war and the events in the Holocaust cause them both to change and grow as a person substantially in different ways.
One thing that is contrasted between Wiesel and Schindler are their place in the Holocaust. Schindler was a profiteer and member of the Nazi party, he was witness to the inhumane ways the Nazi officers treated the Jews, and got to witness the