Argumentative Essay On Night By Elie Wiesel

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Imagine having to witness baby’s being used as practice targets for guns. Think about losing all of your rights, and imagine being ripped away from your family and never seeing them again. So many victims of the Holocaust had to go through all of this, they had to go through so much back then; Elie Wiesel was one of the victims that had to go through this. Elie Wiesel wrote the book Night so people can witness all the things he has gone through, he explained everything he saw, everything he did, and what the people did to them. He told the story to make everyone know how wrong it was, he made everyone see that the Holocaust should never happen again. The holocaust should stay in the past and never come back, Elie Wiesel don't want people to …show more content…

Elie explains during his Nobel prize acceptance speech that, “Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented” (118). This is important because it shows that the genocide love when they were not saying anything, they didn’t want them complaining about what they had to do. The Nazi’s would sometimes beat the Jews for no reason, even though they are not complaining, they would hate it and beat them. Another thing Elie Wiesel’s explained was that, “Human rights are being violated on every continent. More people oppressed then free” (119). This is important because it shows that they didn’t care about human rights, they didn’t care what they wanted or anything. Human rights didn’t mean anything to them, it was something they didn’t want to follow. Elie Wiesel’s wants everyone to remember this, he wants everyone to know what had happened. Elie wants to keep this from happening again, this shouldn’t be going …show more content…

The reason Elie explained this was because some of the people thought god hated them and thought they deserved this. Some of the people thought it was a mistake and god was going to help them out and set them all free from the cruel camps. Another thing that Elie has explained was that, “For us to be ignored by god was a harsher punishment then to be the victim of his anger”. People started to understand that this was not a mistake, Elie stopped believing that god was going to save him. Elie used to always think that god would help them, set them free, and make sure none of this all happened again. They soon realized that they were never going to get free, they were stuck at the camps, not knowing when they will have a taste of freedom

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