Essay on Summary Of ' Night ' By Elie Wiesel

1107 Words Dec 17th, 2015 5 Pages
Dictionary.com defines the word “adversity” as an unfavorable fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress. Most people would agree that death by an incurable disease or murder is an unfavorable fate. In Tuesdays with Morrie, a graduated college student, Mitch, discovers that his favorite former professor, Morrie, has ALS and begins to visit with him throughout his adversity, death, and so much more. Night, authored by Elie Wiesel, also tells of adversity and many other aspects. Night is a personal account of a Jewish boy, Elie Wiesel, and his duration in concentration camps with his father during the Holocaust. Both novels handle adversity in many different aspects. Both books deal with losing loved ones, withering health, death, and so much more. Tuesdays with Morrie and Night deal with adversity in the similar manners of mere hope and loved ones, yet they are different when it comes to faith playing a role in misfortune. Hope is something that many people surrender when launched into bad situations; however, Morrie Schwartz and Elie Wiesel, both old sages, somehow keep their hope throughout the horrible situations that come their way. Morrie is a very positive man and embraces his impending death that will come as a result of his ALS. He shows hope not by staying positive that he will not die but by hoping he will live a great life while he is dying. Morrie is accounted telling Mitch, “Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live”…

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