Kamalpreet Kaur 10/25/2015 2nd period English 11 Final Draft Essay Night by Elie Wiesel is a Holocaust memoir about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps in Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945. Elie Wiesel was born in Sighet, Transylvania on September 30th, 1928. On December 10, 1986, in the Oslo City Hall, Norway, Elie Wiesel delivered The Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech. Elie Wiesel is a messenger to a variety of mankind survivors from The Holocaust talked about their experiences in the camps and their struggle with faith through the
In the book Daniel 's Story there was only one event that occurred throughout the entire book and it was the Holocaust. In the book it talked about how Daniel 's family went through the Holocaust as Jews. As Daniels riding on the train to a place where he will stay for a long time, he looks at his photo album (his uncle gave him a camera so he could take pictures but only when they were important) and sees that all the memories in the picture and tells what happened that day he took the picture. Every time he gets on a new train it talks about what happened at that concentration camp or wherever he was at. Until at the end he is talking to the cook about what he is doing at that precise time.
Many authors usually write about people during the Holocaust so readers get informed with what happened. A 14 year old boy named Daniel was forced to leave germany due to the Nazis in 1933. Daniel is on a long journey where he faces multiple conflicts and meets new people. Daniel is on a train who left him in a ghetto for two and a half years and then was taken to Auschwitz a concentration camp. Daniel's Story by Carol Matas is a fiction story where conflicts arise and characters change.
Night written by Elie Wiesel, who survived the Holocaust. Wiesel had narrated Night to share an important part of history, He wanted to leave behind legacy of words, memories with hope to prevent history repeating itself. Eliezer Wiesel shares his personal experience from the beginning. In 1941, Eliezer was twelve year old Jewish boy living in the Transylvanian town of Sighet. Eliezer had a peaceful life with his family members, in 1944 Eliezer and his family were taken from their home to the Auschwitz concentration camp which results in the lost of his mother and sisters and altering his view of his religion.
The Night, written by Ellie Wiesel, discusses his experiences that took place during the Holocaust when he was a young Jewish boy, who lived in Transylvania, until 1944, when the Nazis captured Hungary. Eliezer saw, with his own eyes, the evil and horrendous works of the Nazis to only find out that his father had died. Eliezer started to doubt in his faith, until the day that the Americans freed the Jews. Ellie Wiesel made the reader understand how serious this was by setting a very somber mood, one of the main themes was faith, for when he began to doubt in his religion and God, he was rescued by the Americans from Buchenwald, which was the main setting of the
Investigators as well as researchers had met a man who goes by the name Eugene Black who sat down and talked about the harsh journey he had with his involvement in being confined in one of those camps. He was born in 1928 is Czechoslovakia, and grew up with a Jewish family. Though religion only played a small role in his life, when German forces fled his homeland he was immediately forced to work in the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp. Black had then been selected as a slave laborer where he had grown sick and weak. After a while he had realized he lost his entire family except for his older brother.
The Jews in the town were forced into a small ghettos in Sighet. Next, they are herded into cattle cars. After days and nights of cramming inside the car, exhaustion and starvation, they arrived in Birkenau. When they arrived in Birkenau, Elie and his father were separated from his mother and sisters. The Jews are evaluated whether they should be killed immediately or put to work.
At this point in the story, they have arrived at the concentration camp. Elie and his father have been separated from Elie’s mother and sisters. He has been told by another person that he is now 18 not 15. This saves his life. He then sees the crematorium where all the other deportees are being burned alive.
You become a number and that is not tolerable. The hardest part, though, is trying to make friends at the camp. I stopped trying after I befriended another child here. His name was Matys. On one of the first nights we got to know each other, he sadly passed away from typhus, which is very common here at Auschwitz.
Anne Frank, a German Jew, went into hiding with her family, and four others. When the Nazis invaded Amsterdam, Anne’s father took help from some local friends to hide in a complex of his office. The office is known commonly as the “Secret Annex.” Days were spent here in worry, but everyone kept each other alive with love and support. Anne wrote in her diary, which kept her motivated to live. For two years, her and 7 others hid in solitary.