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    this horrific time period, survival meant that one had to abandon their dearest family and friends. In Night, Elie Wiesel lived in this nightmare where the Holocaust tore up the bonds of everyone around him.. He watches separation and abandonment and experiences it as well. An example of how the Holocaust destroyed relationships is Elie and his family. When they arrived in Birkenau, Elie and his father diverged from his mother and sisters. As he walked away from his family, he said “I didn’t know

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    The Night By Elie Wiesel

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    understand how deeply literal and symbolic the book entitled Night by Elie Wiesel is. The novel brings light to the reader about what the Jews faced while in the fire, hell and night; nonetheless, the author portrays each and every day during this year as a night in hell of conflagration. "Were this conflagration to be extinguished one day, nothing would be left in the sky but extinct stars and unseeing eyes." (Wiesel 20). When Wiesel arrived at the camp he counted the longest dreadful ten steps of his

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    Many survivors shared their stories after they were freed, so that the world would know of the horrors they experienced. Elie Wiesel, a survivor of the Holocaust, told his story in his book, Night. Elie Wiesel was a teenager during the Holocaust, but lived on into his eighties and continued to speak out against what the Nazi’s did to his family. At the age of 15, Elie Wiesel and his family were sent to Auschwitz as a part of the Holocaust. He was sent to many labor camps with his father where

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    The Night By Elie Wiesel

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    Elie Wiesel 's Night chronicles his experience surviving in a concentration camp. He, along with every other Jew in his town, and many more throughout Europe, were sent to concentration camps for no fault of their own. Hitler, the fascist dictator of Germany and most of Europe, hated them because of their religion. He considered them a separate, inferior race and created the concentration camps to kill them all. Elie lost his mother, little sister, father, and nearly everyone he knew to these factories

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    The narrator of “Night,” Elie Wiesel, spent a majority of his time in concentration camps throughout the Holocaust. His main struggle was coping with the experiences he went through and trying to stay alive while in the concentration camps. Throughout his autobiography, Wiesel made evident that his struggles in those camps mostly revolved around death; either the fear of it or witnessing death itself. Furthermore, Elie’s hardships truly began upon arriving at Birkenau, and the memories of the countless

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    Elie Wiesel Indifference

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    light and darkness.” Indifference is “dangerous.” Indifference is “seductive.” Indifference is “unnatural.” Indifference is “tempting.” Indifference is “careless.” Indifference is “not a beginning, it is an end.” The Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in his speech, The Perils of Indifference, claims that indifference has multiple hazards. He supports his claim by first comparing indifference or lack of interest to it being “more dangerous than anger and hatred,” then comparing the meaning of

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    Silence, By Elie Wiesel

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    In Night by Elie Wiesel, silence is a reoccurring theme that represents many aspects of Wiesel’s struggle during the most coldblooded massacre in the history of the world. Although silence may seem unimportant, Wiesel’s remarks about this theme symbolizes far more. He believes it is silence that allows the Nazis to takeover and begin the slaughtering. Wiesel emphasizes that silence is the only appropriate response to the Holocaust because the events that took place at Auschwitz have caused language

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    written by Elie Wiesel is a novel where the author speaks on the events of his life, and the many different jewish concentration camps he was jailed in. Wiesel talks a lot about God, and he questions why he should even worship him because he believed that God was not helping him and his family through their misery. He also talked about the high number of deaths each day, and the all the hardships that the people in concentration camps went through, including himself. Furthermore, Wiesel talked about

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    Thesis Statement: The hardships that Elie Wiesel faced in the concentration camps lead him to lose faith, until after when realizing it was crucial to keep faith in God despite the horrendous events of the Holocaust. What God would let his people be burned, suffocated to death, separated from their families, and starved to

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    Elie Wiesel Analysis

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    Ranney , Rayanna Strong & Cithlaly Carreon Elie Wiesel was once a part of a normal Jewish family, raised in the town of Sighet, Transylvania. For a meager difference in religious beliefs, he was torn from his home and family, then forced into one of the biggest human inflicted tragedies in history. Family, which once supported him, soon became a burden as he struggled for his own survival. Changes so extreme made himself unrecognizable. Not so much in the physical state, but mentally, in his faith

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