Analysis Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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teve Goodier once wrote, “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds.” Night by Elie Wiesel is a memoir about Elies life during The Holocaust. He was a young boy when he was taken from his home in Sighet, Transylvania and brought to concentration camps. He was separated from his mother and two sisters and was left with his father. Determined for him and his father to live, Elie faced many people who didn 't want him to keep going and others who encouraged him to keep going. All the scars that he has allow him to realize he has already came so far, so why not finish strong In Night, characters like Elie 's father had a positive effect on Elie, while others like the SS guards and prisoners who were given power were obstacles. First, Elie’s father has a positive effect on Elie while in the concentration camps. For example, during Yom Kippur, Jewish people, who are very religious, fast. During this Yom Kippur that they spent in the concentration camps, Elie 's father doesn 't allow Elie to fast. They become closer because they both stopped believing in God. “I said nothing. Nor did he. Never before had we understood each other so good” (Wiesel 69). This is showing that Elie realizes his closeness with his father. Becoming close to his father allows him to not be reclusive and have someone to look forward to getting to the end with. Next, during the selection, Elie 's father was put in the line for the crematorium but Elie doesn’t let this happen. Elie
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