Night By Elie Wiesel Analysis

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INTRODUCTION ‘’Where is God, Where is He?’’ someone behind me asked…For more than half an hour (the child in the noose) stayed there, struggling between life and death, dying in slow agony under our eyes. And we had to look him full in the face. He was still alive when I passed in front of him. His tongue was still red, his eyes were not yet glazed. Behind me, I heard the same man asking: ‘’Where is God now?’’ And I heard a voice within me answer him: ‘’Where is He? Here He is- He is hanging here on this gallows….’’(p.64& 65). Night written by Eliezer Wiesel, was a very powerful story of a young fella’s will to survive in a concentration camp in Auschwitz, Germany. The separation from his mother and sisters as soon as they…show more content…
We had forgotten everything-death, fatigue, our natural needs. Stronger than cold or hunger, stronger than the shots and the desire to die, condemned and wandering, mere numbers, we were the only men on Earth. At last, the morning star appeared in the gray sky. A trail of indeterminate light showed on the horizon. We were exhausted. We were without strength, without illusions” (p.20). This story of true life events really had the readers (us) reading on and on and wanting to know more of what happened in those concentration camps. Just think of how many millions of people died in those camps and how many other survivors there is out there that also have a story to tell about their experience. Most probably had lost all their faith because of what was happening and what happened to them. But still having that hope, some kind of miracle would happen for them so they could be saved or…show more content…
Never shall I forget that smoke. Never shall I forget the small faces of the children whose bodies I saw transformed into smoke under a silent sky. Never shall I forget those flames that consumed my faith forever. Never shall I forget the nocturnal silence that deprived me for all eternity of those moments. That murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to ashes. Never shall I forget those things, even were I condemned to live as long as God Himself. Never (p.34). This quote is powerful and shows how much affect tis concentration camps had on one young man’s life. All of the stuff he experienced from the time he left home in Sighet until he left Buchenwald. How does one young man continue on without losing Hope and Faith. There was so much trials young Elie went through. He would never forget anything he had went through as long as would live. It’s what inspired this book he wrote. It was a very traumatic experience Elie went through. What all the Jews went through. How could they not forget all that had happened from day 1 up until they had finally been let go from those

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