Elie Wiesel Reaction To Night

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First, the novel “Night” was not like anything I had expected. Just from the title name I figured it would be a horror story, never the less, I was wrong for the most part. “Night” is an autobiography by a man named Eliezer Wiesel. The autobiography is a rather unsettling record of Elie’s early life in the Nazi concentration camps, such as Buchenwald and Auschwitz, during world war two. Even though “Night” is Elie Wiesel’s supposed first person narrative about his experiences in the Holocaust, he is not exactly the main character who is speaking. “Night” is narrated by a boy named Eliezer who signifies Elie.
I find myself wondering where to begin this informative blog. So, I suppose ill start at the scene where Eliezer and his family get put
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The officers made the Jews run in the snow for quite some time without a break. After they were able to take a break Rabbi Eliahou asks Eliezer if he had seen his son. The symbolic thing about this to me is while they were running Eliezer had seen Rabbi’s son running directly beside of him. While running Eliezer noticed Rabbi’s son trying to out run his father while his father is slipping behind to possible “rid himself of a burden”. This scene was highly symbolic to me because I thought that it was horrible that a son would completely give up on his father and entirely throw away the bond that he had with him. The only thing that I could think of for Rabbi’s decision was that everyone changes severely after being put through the torment that all of these people went through.
In conclusion Night, is a dramatic book, which tells the evil and horror of the concentration camps that imprisoned many Jews during World War two. Throughout the entire novel the author Elie Wiesel, as well as many prisoners, lost their faith in God. There were many instances in the entire novel where people were trying to keep and reinforce their faith, but there were many more examples of people rebelling against God and forgetting their religion. Thus, creating a demoralizing setting for those without religion to lean on for

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