Analysis Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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When it comes to war, there are no winners. When people think of war the first thing that come to their minds is victory never death. In the book Night Elie wrote about his past in Auschwitz seeing men, women and children being burned in the crematorium (Wiesel 32) War is a battle with consequences people think that war is a way to show power and strength and it does but the people who are fighting it lose their lives. Elie saw what appeared to be the dance of death. His head was reeling. He was walking through a cemetery. Among the stiffened corpses walking the way to Gleiwitz. (Wiesel 89) Elie was treated like a slave in this war the SS officers starved the Jews so badly that whenever they got food it was like rabid dogs fighting for the last piece of small bread. …show more content…

A mouthful of bread and a spoonful of snow. The SS men who were watching were greatly amused by the spectacle (Wiesel 96) Imagine seeing people fighting for just a small piece of bread crumb because the war is starving them because that's what war does to people it starve them until they are on the brink of death. A battle had ensued. Men were hurling themselves against each other, trampling, tear- ing at and mauling each other. Beasts of prey unleashed, animal hate in their eyes. An extraordinary vitality possessed them, sharpening their teeth and nails. (Wiesel 101) War is awful, no one wins there is too much death to celebrate people may get reduced taxes or freedom which is amazing, but think, think about what was lost in war it’s every person for themselves people just trying to live not caring who is killed or who they have to kill it is a endless and a constant anxiety that drives people

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