Elie Wiesel's 'Night'

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‘Isnt it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back. Everything is different’ Quote by C.S Lewis Night by Elie Wiesel, gives out more of a gruesome setting while Elie himself describes his whole horrifying experience of the Holocaust. Do we know how that big of a darkening impact can change a normal human being to someone we all won 't even recognize? Page by page of this novel Elie adjusted differently emotionally, physically, and spiritually from beginning, middle and end. In the beginning, Elie was more of a strong religious being with a wealthy home to surround him. He followed normal prayers and practise of the normal Orthodox Jewish religion, but gave out that soft emotional element on his spiritual actions, ‘“Why do …show more content…

Lastly in the end, Elie ends the book once he is offered freedom from everything that has occurred these years. Imagine being forced into a life of abuse and starvation for up to 12 years. During those years with his father, Mr. Weisel came to his end during his sleep. Instead of sorrow Elie actually felt a little positive about his father’s death, ‘In the depths of my being, in the recesses of my weakened conscience, could I have searched it, I might perhaps have found something like- free at last!’ Pg75. Enduring the weight being lifted off of him, relieved not being able to worry about his father anymore and can now help himself. All of this doesn 't mean that he doesn’t feel any regret either, the whole night his father wept for him to get achieve some water but soon silenced from a violent blow to the head by an officer’s truncheon. The last moments in chapter 9, Elie described his emotions that he gave a small distress that everything has stopped- but has nothing. “I had nothing to say of my life during this period. It no longer mattered. After my father 's death nothing could touch me anymore” Pg76. Elie’s physical appearance changed dramatically, from a well fed boy with good health to what he describes ‘a corpse gazed back at me. The look in his eyes, as they stared into mine, has never left me’ Pg 77. He is seeing a pile of bones from dehydration, starvation and hard labor. He describes his viewing of himself more negative of how he looks since it was the first in

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