The Power Of The Holocaust In Elie Wiesel's Night

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“No one may speak for the dead, no one may interpret their mutilated dreams and visions. And yet, I sense their presence. I always do..,” (p.118). In the book Night, written by Elie Wiesel a Jewish man that survived the Holocaust unlike so many others. “And how many devout Jews endured such death?” (p.xx). His writing is highly effective because it summarizes his life just like so many other Jews in that era. He writes about his experiences in the many different kinds of concentration camps. From doing light work and short days, to hard and heavy work and long days. This all went under the governing of Adolf Hitler during the World War II. It shows the power that one’s voice can have in sharing the pain that was caused in our history, all because …show more content…
“The Jewish nation has been resurrected from among its thousands of dead. It is they who have given it new life. We do not know the worth of one single drop of blood, one single tear,” (p. xxi). History that affected many families personally and if we said it didn’t affect everyone we would be lying. Something so senseless and heart wrenching, just seems to grab one’s attention due to the fact we have such a hard time understanding that something so unnatural could have happened and that someone could have such power over people it was almost like they were brainwashed. To even convince them to help with the plan of killing off a whole human race, they all had to have been insane. This quote from the foreword in the book Night “…forever into the smoke of the human holocaust demanded by the Race, the most voracious of all idols,” (p. xx). Shows us the feelings and depth one felt from this tragic experience. To this day this booked is still being read and still being read and being studied in schools, to attempt to help understand or attempt to understand how something like this could

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