The Night By Elie Wiesel Analysis

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Elie Wiesel, in his book the Night, described the horrific events of the Holocaust that occurred during the 20th century by writing about his experience in the German concentration camp, Auschwitz. By telling his story, it was possible for people to learn specifically what happened to the Jews during the Holocaust and identify the brutality of the German Nazi soldiers. However, despite these facts, Elie Wiesel at first, swore not to talk anything about the Holocaust. He had to bear so much pain and he was not ready to tell the world the terror of Holocaust yet. When he finally decided to talk about his experience in the Holocaust he said, “For the survivor who chooses to testify, it is clear: his duty is to bear witness for the dead and for …show more content…
It is important to talk about Holocaust because people deserve to know what happened during the Holocaust. A lot of innocent Jews died during the Holocaust. It is imperative that people remember the Holocaust and their victims and to prevent future genocide from occurring. When Elie Wiesel was explaining the reason why he wrote the Night he said, “The witness has forced himself to testify. For the youth of today for the children who will be born tomorrow. He does not want his past to become their future.” (Preface, page xv) Elie Wiesel was a witness and a survivor of the Holocaust. He wanted his younger generations to know the horrific events that occurred to the Jews and did not want any more genocides to happen in the future. Elie Wiesel also wanted to emphasize the survivors and remember the victims of the Holocaust. When he met a Jewish journalist and found out that he was a survivor of the Holocaust he wrote, “The circumstances of it are narrated in this book, and I shall allow readers-who should be as numerous as those reading The Diary of Anne Frank-to discover them for themselves as well as by what miracle the child himself escaped.” (Preface, page xviii) Elie Wiesel wanted to share his experience as a survivor but he also wanted to emphasize the …show more content…
By deciding to write Night, Elie Wiesel not only told about his experience as a survivor, but he also implied a message in his book to stop all genocides from happening in the future. Current genocides therefore, received much attention since the Holocaust was a very devastating and tragic genocide of the Jews which should never occur again. In the concentration camps in North Korea, people are killed or sent to concentration camps just by not obeying what the North Korean government has told its people. Most of the prisoners inside the concentration camp are innocent citizens or politicians who were falsely accused by the North Korean government leader, Kim Jong Un. They are treated badly and are not treated as a human being. However, the concentration camp in North Korea is not as revealed as Auschwitz because the North Korean government has an enclosed policy and they denied the fact that they had a concentration nor a prison camp. Nevertheless, the Night raised awareness and interest on current genocides and it eventually proved that North Korean government conducted genocides among its people. It aroused a negative attitude and opposition towards the North Korean government. ISIS is a group composed of Islam who wants to build their own Islamic state. They killed many people which included public

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