Elie Wiesel's Actions In Night

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In the world today, there are good kind hearted people, and there are also individuals who have immoral ulterior motives. But, to truly gain an insightful view of the person is to regard their actions under extreme conditions and pressure. While Elie Wiesel suffers during the Holocaust in his memoir Night, he witnesses the actions—whether good or bad, of the people he meets, and their motives that were never forgotten, as displayed in the novel. Since the Holocaust was an extreme event that caused pressure to make the right decisions, and suffer by the hands of the Nazis, or to act with neglect to the victims and be ridden with guilt, it can be said many Holocaust victims suffered, and some of the bystanders noticed and took action. One such …show more content…

During the time Elie Wiesel spent in the various concentration camps, it seems as though only the worst of events may occur, but Elie shows otherwise. He proves there is thoughtfulness and compassion in forms of words and actions. Elie is shown sympathy from a French girl, and the pure act of giving from his relative Stein. But in addition, a brave heart is willing to risk his life to save another person’s in the film The Pianist. Elie was in a unfortunate circumstance and was beaten for no apparent reason, and the French girl gave him hope. Her words and actions show her caring morals, as the French girl even risked her life to comfort Elie. After Elie was beaten by Idek the Kapo, he “ached all over. [He] felt a cool hand wiping [his] blood-stained forehead. It was the French girl. She gave [him] her mournful smile and slipped a bit of bread into [his] hand” (Wiesel 39). Even though food is scarce in the concentration camp for the prisoners, the French girl selflessly gave away a portion of her bread as an act of kindness to the boy that was suffering. But, she also risked her background exposure, because Elie soon learned that she spoke German. He also learned the Aryan was of

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