Moral Lesson Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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I read the novel named Night by Elie Wiesel. After reading this novel, I understood that there were various lessons that you could take. The moral that I took from this heartbreaking novel is one which nobody will have the capacity to overlook; when faced with racism and prejudice, religious faith can be shaken. The characters that represent this theme in the story are Elie Wiesel, the author of this nonfiction autobiography, Elie’s father, Moishe the Beadle, Idek and Dr. Josef Mengele. All of these people are either targeted by racism, or are “racist”.
Elie Wiesel is the protagonist in this novel. His life was just perfect; he lived a simple life. His father, named Shlomo, is respected by the entire Jewish community of Sighet. Elie has two older sisters, Hilda and Bea, and a younger sister, Tzipora. Throughout this whole novel, Elie talks a little more about Tzipora than Hilda and Bea. This shows that Elie was attached more to Tzipora than Hilda and Bea. Maybe the reason was that Tzipora was the youngest. Elie was really into religious things and so he wanted to study the “Kabbalah”, but Shlomo told him that he’s too young for such studies. Elie got a little disappointed. After some days, Elie met Moishe the Beadle who taught him willingly.
One day, Moishe the Beadle and other non-Hungarian Jews were deported by the Hungarian police, but this
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When they arrived in Buchenwald, everybody had to go to showers. Even the sick, who were instructed to go last. When they all returned from the showers, they all had to wait outside for a long time because the cleaning of the blocks had not been completed. While they were waiting, from afar, Elie saw Shlomo running towards him. He questioned himself as to why Shlomo was running, even though he was sick. Shlomo didn’t stop when he saw Elie. He just kept running. Elie ran after him and he said, “Father, where are you running?” Shlomo stopped for a second and started running

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