Analysis Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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Wiesel became resentful toward his God when he witnessed the inhumane acts against innocent people. When Wiesel is in Buna, He witnesses the hanging of two men and a pipel for the possession of arms. The hanging went along as planned except for the fact that the executioner had not modified the hanging for a small thirteen year old child. It did not end his life with a quick snap of the neck but instead with a slow suffocation which they were forced to watch for over half an hour. Before the hanging Wiesel had heard a man ask where is God and how was this being allowed to happen. Then after as he was walking past the hung people he says: Behind me, I heard the same man asking: “For God’s sake, where is God?” And from within me, I heard a voice …show more content…

Once his father had died he didn't feel relieved that he didn't have to worry about him any more, even though his father had been taking up most of his energy and time as he could not take care of himself anymore and Wiesel had to do many things for him. His father was not even able to defend himself and was a victim of much harassment at the end of his life, but his death didn’t release a huge weight off of his shoulders it just made him feel numb. His father had been his whole reason for living in the past year and he knew that he had to survive for his father. The quote says “I shall not describe my life during that period, It no longer mattered. Sincemy father's death, nothing mattered to me anymore” (Wiesel 113). This shows how hard his fathers death had actually hit him and how he was unable to recover emotionally for a long time after it had happened. The inhuman acts that he and his father witness together cause them to develop an unbreakable bond.This varies from the beginning of the book because they were close at the beginning but they had no idea how important their bond would become and how much they would rely on each other throughout the book. In Night the relationship that Elie Wiesel had with his father was incredibly important to him and his survival throughout the

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