Night Change

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In the Diary of Anne Frank and Night the non-fiction stories theme of change is introduced by the primary character’s terrible experience in the Holocaust. Change is established when the characters had to go through a time where jews were not treated equally as others. In Diary of Anne Frank, Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett explains this concept with the character named Anne Frank, when her life changed because a man believed jews are poisonous to the germans. Also, her family and the Van Daan family had to get use to the changing of their way of living. The story Night, Elie Wiesel approaches this thought when the germans had taken away the jews like Elie, to a camp where he viewed the evil in the world. Elie had to carry the things he …show more content…
Elie life changed when soldiers invaded their town and began to take jews and foreigners, taking them to camps for them to work. When Elie first stepped on that camp everything he ever new on life was changed. Elie Wiesel described he “ Never shall I forget that night, at first at the camp, that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed. Never shall I forget that smoke. Never shall I forget the small faces on the children whose bodies I saw turn into smoke under a silent night…..Never shall I forget those moments that murdered my god and my soul and turned my dreams into ashes” ( Wiesel 34). This clearly states that the things he viewed in that camp had scarred him and was something that he carried in his mind. He never going to forget what the germans did to the humans and what was taken away from him. He witness babies and toddlers being thrown into fire and being killed slowly but painfully. When Elie said “ Never shall I forget that smoke”(Wiesel 34), when he spotted it, it represented death because that meant people were being killed in the crematorium. The camp was nothing, but death warning people to work hard or they will die. Therefore, Elie use to have a normal life, but then things became different when he carried terrible things, he saw in the

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