What Is Elie's Journey

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What went through my mind as I followed young Elie on his journey? For starters, I liked how he started off in the story saying, “ If in my lifetime I was to write only one book, this would be the one” (1). Being from Transylvania and living through the holocaust was not very often. He was able to live through the tragedy of Nazi Germans killing millions of innocent Jews. I think that it was a good book, even through all the gore-y parts of the book it was very intriguing. At times I was thinking how could any man want to hurt people in ways unimaginable. Making little boys, girls, and women, after getting brutally abused and raped, go into the crematorium to burn and die. Why would anybody wish that upon a group of people just because they
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