Throughout the whole book Elie wanted to stay close to his father. For example, in the beginning of the story Elie said,”I was happy; I was near my father. (41) Proving that family really helped Elie survive all the abuse he took because he had his father there to help him out. One person who didn 't make it was Meir Katz, he lost his son in
Through the experiences documented in Night, Wiesel tells of how he saw his father as a leader, and as a protector. Wiesel remembers, “his [father 's] advice on public and even private matters was frequently sought” (4). Like he did for the community, Wiesel’s father was his protector, a type of teacher who provided him guidance. Another such example came during the early days of the creation of the Ghettos in Sighet, his hometown.
Do you know how many Jews died during the Holocaust? The answer is more than six million. In the novel night, Elie Wiesel describes his memories of this deadly period in history. But how did a fifteen year old boy manage to survive for eleven months in concentration camps? Elie Wiesel was able to survive due to three things: Wanting to keep his father alive, having a basic instinct to stay alive, and his cleverness.
Elie’s father leaves a positive effect on him , while other father and son relationships and prisoners with power have a negative effect. First, Elie’s Father has a positive effect on him by helping Elie stay alive. Elie risks his life when his Father was chosen in the selection. Elie cares about his father so much , he puts himself second
However during the middle and the end of the book we saw a father that was willing to starve for his son and a son whose only reason to stay alive was his father. In the book it says “ My father presence was the only thing that stopped me. What would he do without me?” This quote show how elie realtionship with his father save his
The Significance of Loved Ones “‘The only thing that keeps me alive,” he kept saying, “is to know that Reizel and the little ones are still alive. Were it not for them, I would give up’” (Wiesel, 45). This is said by a Jewish man attempting to fight an onerous and exhausting fight against death. His family was his will to live. In the graphic novel Maus II, Art Spiegelman reveals what hardships his father had to go through to survive his time during the Holocaust.
This reveals that Nathan has a massive quanity of respect for his father. This quanity of respect that Nathan has for his father later explains when he risks his life to feed his family. Clearly, Nathan indicates motivation
A leading justification of why Linda presumes Biff has the ability to save Willy’s life is due to the two men’s prior relationship. Preceding Boston, Biff idolized his father who in return propped Biff on a pedestal. A direct correlation of Willy’s self-worth is matched with Biff’s success. Near the end of high school Biff began to strive to please his father carrying his father’s pride on his shoulders “This Saturday Pop, this Saturday- just for you, I’m going to break through for a touchdown.” Biff warrants his father’s approval because of the pride his father exudes. The father-son relationship is the bond Linda hopes is strong enough to save Willy.
This quote shows reunion of Odysseus and Telémachus. Although they do not necessarily know each other, because of the years they were apart, the undeniably heavy emotion this greeting brought out of both men reveals the gravity of the situation and the strength of a father-son bond. Another important relationship is between Laertes and Odysseus. Odysseus and Laertes reunite after the suitors have been killed. Laertes is extremely happy because he saw his “son and grandson” and they “vie[d] for courage” (Homer 461).