Analysis Of Night In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Sometimes, it is one’s purpose to be there for their loved ones. Strength can seem unattainable for someone when it is for themselves—but it can miraculously materialize when it is necessary for someone they care about. When it is for a loved one, they can find strength and hope when there was neither to begin with and they can fight relentlessly to keep both while faced with horrendous troubles. In the book Night by Elie Wiesel, he (Elie Wiesel) was a young Jewish boy in the 1940s who (along with his father) faced appalling pain and suffering while in the various sub-camps at Auschwitz, a concentration camp from the Holocaust that is widely considered the worst camp there was. While in the concentration camps, most abandoned all of their ethics involving family, but Wiesel stayed with his father whenever he possibly could. Wiesel loved and cared deeply for his father and furthermore, as the Holocaust began to affect their lives, he felt responsible for his father, but ultimately, as his humanity was further tested, Wiesel also felt burdened by him. It was extremely evident that Wiesel cared about and loved dearly for his father because he made it evident in his actions. In Spring of 1944, World War II continued to rage near Sighet, Transylvania where Wiesel and his family resided in a small Jewish community. Since emigration certificates to Palestine could still be bought at that time, Wiesel asked his father “to sell everything, to liquidate everything, and to leave”
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