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    my favorite books I have ever read was Night by Elie Wiesel. In the memoir Night by Elie Wiesel, Wiesel tells a horrific tale of a Jewish teenager’s experiences in the Holocaust. This story takes place in Germany at several different concentration camps, one being Auschwitz. Throughout this heart wrenching story, Elie Wiesel falls Victim to one of the millions of Jews getting taken from their home and out into camps during the Holocaust. I believe Elie exemplifies many qualities, including being a

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    never the tormented.”- Elie Wiesel. Elie Wiesel wrote the book Night to tell the world about his experiences during the Holocaust. During World War II, Elie and his family, along with all the other JEws were transported to concentration camps where they were starved, and tortured. Elie’s writing lets readers remember this tragic event in history. Elie’s relationship with his father changes from a distant one to a close relationship because in the beginning of the book Elie and his father are disconnected

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    Night, a book written by Elie Wiesel, a survivor in the Holocaust, describes his experiences while being held hostage in Auschwitz, a concentration camp, with millions of other Jews. The Holocaust not only scarred Elie and the other victims of this horrible event, but changed the way many people see the world today. Light was hard to find during their time in the camps, but the sliver of hope that occurred helped guide Elie to liberation. Wiesel wrote about the humanity that was lost and the cruelty

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    In the memoir Night, the narrator Elie Wiesel recounts a moment when they were transported to another concentration camp and forced to run, “the ss officers were running as well they had orders to shoot anyone who could not sustain the pace.’’ (wiesel 85). When they were running to another concentration camp a boy named zalman got a stomach cramp, felt and got trampled by everyone. As the author describes his experiences, many other examples of inhumanity and disbelief. One theme in Night is that

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    “From the depths of the mirror, a corpse was contemplating me. The look in his eyes gazed at me and never left.” (Wiesel 115). Since the inmates were treated horribly for such a tremendous amount of time, it left images of the beatings they took, the never ending-work they had to do, and the killing of their friends in their head. Two main points proven in Night by Elie Wiesel is how he created stronger bonds with people and how he lost faith in someone he use to praise and pray to every day. When

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    “Fire! I see a fire! I see a fire” (Wiesel 24)! Mrs. Schächter yelled to the other people on the train, warning them about what was going to happen. In the book Night Elie describes the life that he had during the Holocaust. This book is about how a twelve year old boy puts his old life behind and illustrates the many hardships that Hitler caused the Jewish people. The Holocaust was a systematic extermination of nearly six-million Jews. Holocaust means ‘Sacrifice by Fire’. Hitler used the Jews

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    life completely changed. The latter was what had happened to Eliezer Wiesel, also known as Elie. During his memoir known as Night Elie’s tone continuously darkened throughout the book. At the beginning of the book, the only thing that Elie cared about was staying with his family. For example, during section 1, Elie wanted to stay with his family and didn’t want anyone to leave the ghetto. Also during section 3 on page 29, Elie was talking about the SS soldiers who were splitting families and sending

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    14 10 June 2015 Night Trilogy Criticism Elie Wiesel’s Night Trilogy is comprised of an autobiography about Wiesel’s experience during the Holocaust and the horrific struggle he faced while in concentration camps, and two other stories depicting the rise of Israel and an accident. The acclaimed Holocaust writer is most well-known for Night due to its effect across the globe. Dawn and Day are not autobiographies, yet they have lingering presences of Wiesel in the main characters and narrators. He

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    Forty-two years after entering the concentration camp for the first time, Elie Wiesel remarked, “Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope” (Nobel Lecture 1). This means a lot from someone who endured almost two years of the terror in the WWII concentration camps. During these two years, Elie endured the sadness of leaving his former life and faith behind, the pain of living off of scraps of bread, and the trepidation of the “selections”, where he almost lost his father

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    To speaker Elie Wiesel, caring for others is what makes humans exhibit humanity. On April 12, 1999, Elie Wiesel delivered his speech called “The Perils of Indifference” before President Clinton and the entirety of Congress. Wiesel’s speech focuses on the atrocities that had occurred in the past century, which he claimed were products of indifference, as he attempts to explain why humanity displays apathy to such tragedies. After growing up as a young Jewish during the Holocaust, Wiesel has seen his

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