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Why Is Family Important In The Book Night

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The holocaust is a time where people threw Jews out of their home and started killing them, for no reason. The book Night by Elie Wiesel is about a Jewish family getting sent to a concentration camp. The Wiesel family only knows one house. They get thrown out of their own house, sent on a long journey, just to be set up to die. But, out of a family the family, only 1 survives. But, he has to go through the time of thinking of that his family had died. Family is something many people take advantage of, but Elie now understands that family is important because he lost his Mom and sister at an early age, his father died before he got to say goodbye, and when you lose family members, you have thoughts that there is no reason to do anything.

Near the beginning of the story, Ellie gets separated from his mother and sisters.What he doesn't realize after being separated, he wasn’t going to see them again. “Tzipora was holding Mother’s hand. I saw them walking farther and farther away; Mother was stroking my sister’s blonde hair, as if it were to protect her. And I walked on with my father, with the men. I didn’t know that this was the moment in time and the place where I was leaving my mother and Tzipora forever.”(Wiesel 29). You never know when the last time you are going to see
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When your are at those points, you should always keep going, and never give up. “ I called out to him. No response. I would have screamed if I could have. He was not moving.Suddenly, the evidence overwhelmed me: there was no longer any reason to live, any reason to fight” (Wisel 99). Elie has a time of struggle because he is starting to lose hope in his family even having a chance of even having half of them back to the way things were. Even though there is no hope in something you want to happen, that does not mean that you should wish that your life was
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