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    “Night,” written by Elie Wiesel describes the brutality Wiesel experienced during the Holocaust, and how life changing it was. Although some may believe the memoir written by Elie Wiesel was titled “Night” because he was forced to leave his home during the night, Wiesel illustrates Jews losing hope, faith, and happiness through the symbol of Night, to prove that the memoir was titled “Night” to symbolize the darkness the holocaust created. The first darkness that the

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    Elie Wiesel: A Survivor

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    Survivor Elie Wiesel, a famous author and a memorable survivor of the Holocaust will forever go down in history as an important activist. Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel is best known for surviving the Nazi death camp, Auschwitz, and writing the internationally acclaimed memoir Night. Wiesel’s personal experiences motivated him to account for the horrors that occurred during one of history’s darkest times and thus opening the door to becoming a famous spokesman for defending human rights. Elie Wiesel was born

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    Family is most important.This must have been what is probably what Elie Wiesel is thinking every time he dodges being freed from the terrible Holocaust just for his father. every single time he could be free from the pain, struggle, and atrocity of the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel is a Holocaust survivor that sees hundreds of people killed per day, is labored vigorously, and is starved until he is only skin and bone. Elie Wiesel survives the Holocaust and leaves a different person than before, going through

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    normal people, like Elie Wiesel, when he was stolen from his life and brought to a place of pure torture, Auschwitz. Those things can change people, they can change who they were from the beginning of the happening, to the end. For example, In the book “Night” written by Elie Wiesel, Elie changes. Before he was taken to the concentration camp, Elie beared more positive characteristics. “I began to laugh. I was happy.” (Wiesel 72). Although this happened later in the book, Elie is more humorous and

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    would have the potential to betray him or her. Elie feels that way every single day when God betrays him in the novel Night, he then finds himself questioning his faith very often. Through this text, the Elie Wiesel begins to lose his faith as well as many other prisoners in the camp and he believes God is just watching him suffer and not helping him or anyone else. Elie was a strong believer of God, but Elie realized God wouldn’t do this to the Jews and Elie felt is was best to stop believing in someone

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    deaths of others around them. In “Night”, Elie is expiring death, of not only his loved ones, also other Jews who were taken by Hitler. The loss of your family is petrifying. But watching others have their lives slipped away from their fingertips, is indubitably scary. In the book “Night” by Elie Wiesel, Elie changes drastically throughout the book, because of the time he spent in Auschwitz, one of the most infamous concentration camps. Before Elie had been deported to the terrors of the Auschwitz

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    The book I chose to read and analyze is Night by Elie Wiesel. This book is I enjoyed the book because it came from a first person perspective and is still relatable to our society today. Throughout the novel Wiesel weaves an intricate story of loss and faith using figurative language to entice readers in to the story. As I was reading I was curious about how Elie dealt with the atrocities he experienced and how they would shape his faith. The theme that I will be exploring in this novel is the reoccurring

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    Elie Wiesel Change

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    Elie Wiesel talks about his experiences he encountered at the concentration camps during World War II in his novel Night. Under Hitler's command, the Nazis rounded up Elie and his family. They were taken from their home town Sighet and was put into the ghetto. Then, they were put onto a train and transported to Auschwitz. Their experience in the concentration camps changed the Jews’ attitudes, personalities, and behaviors. First, Elie’s attitude toward his religion changed. In the beginning, Elie

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    Elie Wiesel Reflection

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    events of the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel, a survivor of the horrible event, has recalled his story in his memoir Night. Elie and his father are Jewish, meaning, they practice the religion of Judaism. Judaism is a monotheistic religion based off the teaching of the Torah. In Night, there is a shift in Elies religious beliefs throughout the memoir. The change in his beliefs had a lasting effect on Elie and his survival though the Holocaust. Throughout the many concentration camps Elie and his father lived

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    authors are trying to persuade, authors create these emotions because their audience is more likely to accept their argument and want to bring change if they are emotionally invested in something. One particular author that is very good at this is Elie Wiesel. In his speech, “Perlis of Indifference,” he describes his experience during the holocaust. He is able to evoke emotions of remorse, and guilt from the audience by telling his story with vivid details, and sharing his definition of indifference

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