Essay on Analysis Of The Book ' Night ' By Elie Wiesel

1140 Words Feb 12th, 2016 5 Pages
The deliberate killing of a large group of people known as Genocide was committed against the Hebrews. Adolf Hitler was the man who instigated and committed this act. He is like the snake in The Jungle Book. He spoke to the people and convince them; almost hypnotizing them to do his bidding. Elie Wiesel wrote a memoir over this tragic event. Having to go through this could put a major strain on their faith in themselves, their fellow men, and even their own God. “In Night”, Elie Wiesel responds negatively to the devastation. This put a strain on his faith in himself and others; even the faith in his God has failed. Other people in this situation respond in a more positive demeanor. People react differently to devastating circumstances depending on their strength of mind, their perspective on things and their real world environment that goes on around them.
In the memoir, Elie’s faith wains in himself due to his mind not being mentally prepared for it. The people that were weak were more bestial than human. Elie’s own strength of mind was not ready for the horrendous acts about to be committed. He was in hot pursuit of his God, who when he needed him most, deserted him; he felt abandoned. For instance, “Some of the men spoke of God: His mysterious ways, the sins of the Jewish people, and the redemption to come. As for me, I had ceased to pray. I concurred with Job! I was not denying His existence, but I doubted His absolute justice.” (Wiesel, 34). In this quote, Elie hasn’t…

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