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    Yes, I did see this, with my own eyes… children thrown into the flames.” (Wiesel 32). The previous sentence is a quote from Elie Wiesel’s memoir, Night. Wiesel’s memoir is a first person account of a survivor of the Holocaust that occurred between 1933-1945. Over six million Jews were placed in concentration camps and murdered during this time period. Less than one percent of the Jews in the holocaust survived, but Elie Wiesel was one of the very few survivors. He lived on to tell his story of the

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    Since the war, Elie Wiesel has stood firm in his views of neutrality, which state that “neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim (Wiesel 118). I, for one agree with him because problems can never change if there isn’t someone to speak out against them and for justice. Elie lived through a horrific time of history in which there was much suffering and neglect. During this time, the world was silent, and Elie said “that is why I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure

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    to experience with hardship. The novel, Night, was written by Elie Wiesel to depict his ghastly experiences at a concentration camp during the holocaust. He goes through a number of changes when it came to his faith in God. Elie’s beliefs change from being deeply devoted to God to questioning his devotion to completely repudiating him. Throughout the memoir, there are very clear examples of Elie’s struggle with faith and religion. Elie was deeply devoted to God as he would dedicate his time studying

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    forever. Family is one of the most important concepts in Elie Wiesel’s novel Night. Elie Wiesel’s relationship with his father drastically changes over the duration of his journey. Elie begins his experience by being completely dependent upon his father, but as he continues through the horrifying years, he learns to be independent. Even in the very beginning of his journey, Elie Wiesel’s life was dependent on a perfect stranger. When Elie and his father first arrived at Auschwitz and were separated

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    The memoir Night by Elie Wiesel, tells the story of a young boy surviving through the Holocaust. The story conveys the effects of this barbaric event on the boy emotionally, physically, and mentally. This crude, genocidal imperial impacted millions of people. This story focuses mainly on Elie Wiesel's perspective on the Holocaust; considering his many years of labor, servitude, and transportation through multiple concentration camps. At such a young age, he was put through torturous anguish. Throughout

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    Dawn by Elie Wiesel In this report you will see the comparisons between the novel Dawn and the life of Elie Wiesel, its author. The comparisons are very visible once you learn about Elie Wiesel’s life. Elie Wiesel was born on September28,1928 in the town of Hungary. Wiesel went through a lot of hard times as a youngster. In 1944, Wiesel was deported by the nazis and taken to the concentration camps. His family was sent to the town of Auschwitz. The father, mother, and sister of Wiesel died in

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    concentration camps were like. The memoir Night, by Elie Wiesel tells the story of his memory of the concentration camps and how it all turned into a big nightmare. Sighet is a little town in Transylvania where Elie spent his childhood. As a young boy Elie was very religious. Shlomo, Elies father was as well very religious. Religion meant a lot to him, however through out the Holocaust Shlomo and Elie soon realize what really is important. The relationship between Elie and his father gradually grew stronger throughout

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    suffer so terribly up till now? It is God that has made us as we are, but it will be God, too, who will raise us up again.” Similar to Anne’s questions, Elie Wiesel pondered the same. However, she believed that the people will be salvaged by God, but Elie believed God left him and millions of other lives alone to perish. In the memoir Night Eliezer Wiesel experienced years of mental and physical torture, which condemned him and other survivors to a life with unforgettable, painful memories. While some

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    In Night, by Elie Wiesel, one man tells his story of how he survived his terrible experiences in the Holocaust. Wiesel takes you on a journey through the his “night” of the Holocaust, how he survived the world’s deadliest place, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Elie Wiesel pulls you along on his dramatic journey through his endless night. Night, by Elie Wiesel forces you to open our eyes to the real world by using; irony, diction, and repetition to prove to his readers that man does have the capability to create

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    Elie Wiesel went through the Holocaust and wrote a story about his experiences. Throughout the story, Elie Wiesel develops three major themes. The theme that is most prominent in the story is “In extreme difficulty, man struggles to maintain faith in a benevolent God.” The book “Night” shows the human struggle to maintain faith. In the beginning of the book, Elie loses his faith in God very quickly. Elie ideology of a benevolent God is ruined by the abhorrent conditions and the lack of humane treatment

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