Book Reports On Night By Elie Wiesel

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Night by Elie Wiesel is a memoir about Wiesel’s experience during the Holocaust. Weisel shares how it all started and talks about how his life changed drastically in a matter of a few years. He takes his readers with him on his long, haunting and treacherous journey of the Holocaust. He talks about the many different aspects of the Holocaust, such as the selection process, life in the ghetto’s, his loss of faith in God, and the ways that the people in the camps were treated. The inhumane things that occurred within this time are also talked about in Night. Eliezer starts off the book, speaking about his life before the Holocaust. He grew up in a religious household, and was very religious himself. There were many things that he wanted to do and was interested in such as the Kabbalah and …show more content…

However they chose to believe that it was simply a lie that was being told with someone that had lost their mind. Soon after, they realized the mistake that they had made. They were packed up into carts and taken to concentration camps, where some were killed and others were worked to death. The conditions of the cart were awful, there were barely any room to stand, let alone sleep and many of the Jews were losing their minds. They had no clue how much worse it would get once they arrived to the camps. Once they arrived at the camp they were sectioned off by gender. This was the last time many of the families would be together. Weisel says “I didn’t know that this was the moment in time and the place where I was leaving my mother and Tzipora forever” (Section 3. Page 29). Weisel goes on to explain that he and his father were told by an inmate to lie about their age and say that they were 18 and 40. When the SS officer came over to Elie and his father, they both lied about their ages and Elie about his profession. Both Elie and his father were sent to the left and were told by another inmate “Poor

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