The Importance Of Speaking Up And Being Indifferent

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America hasn’t always been the one to speak its mind, but it has learned from that time that it’s better to start a fight than to be quiet and not do anything for the situation. Elie Wiesel talks about the importance of speaking up and being indifferent. He was a victim of the anarchy in Germany as a child. American soldiers saved his life and now he is around to tell his story and thoughts on that time. He makes you feel a part of it. He makes you feel passionate about the situation, and even gives you a very good perspective on where he is coming from. He recited a very well written speech about the U.S. history, he really sucks you in with his speaker credibility, and makes you feeling his passion and belief on being indifferent, and even has very well thought out supporting ideas. When I read ‘The Perils of Indifference’, Elie Wiesel really made me feel like I was there. He started off with a story that was very descriptive. He talked about how this young Jewish kid woke up 54 years ago in a place call Buchenwald. He was finally freed by US Military. The child was so grateful for what they had done for him even though he did not speak the same language of them. (Elie Wiesel, 1999) This was his introduction paragraph. He started out with a story. Really grabbing you and pulling you in. Making you feel like you were actually there. “Why tell stories in speeches? Because they are interesting, they help people remember what you say, and they are a good way to convey
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