teve Goodier once wrote, “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds.” Night by Elie Wiesel is a memoir about Elies life during The Holocaust. He was a young boy when he was taken from his home in Sighet, Transylvania and brought to concentration camps. He was separated from his mother and two sisters and was left with his father. Determined for him and his father to live, Elie faced many people who didn 't want him to keep going and others who encouraged him to keep going. All the scars that he has allow him to realize he has already came so far, so why not finish strong In Night, characters like Elie 's father had a positive effect on Elie, while others like the SS guards and prisoners who were given power were obstacles.
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. Eliezer had a strong devotion with his religion which gave him the courage and strength to keep hope in his situation, thought out the time Elie’s views in his religion changed as he experienced the evil brought upon himself and his family, sadly this dark presents changed his attitude towards God. In the beginning of Night, Eliezer began telling readers about his life, he was the only son in an Orthodox Jewish family that strictly adheres to Jewish tradition and law. Eliezer studies the Talmud the Jewish mystical texts of the Cabbala, with the help of Moishe the Beadle. Moishe the Beadle was a teacher of Jewish mysticism, with Moishe’s guidance.
In the article Faith in Jesus Christ Russel M. Nelson writes, “He went to Judean desert to meditate for 40 days and 40 night.” Once Jesus learned what God requested him to do, he returned to began spreading God’s word. This wasn’t really working because everyone thought Jesus was lying, but things began to turn around when Jesus began performing miracles. Jesus inspired many with the his religion and continued to preach until he was killed on the cross. He then came back from the dead to continue preaching and when he felt like his 11 remaining disciples were ready he had them spread his word around the world and then ascended into heaven. He then became known as the central figure of Christianity.
Long ago, there was a man that spoke of salvation, the salvation of every person, including people that had no hope. People whose condemnation was undoubtedly certain had a new chance to start a new life that could relieve them of their wrongdoings. This man gave these people hope, faith, confidence, and desire to peruse a life they never had thought could be possible. Salvation is every human’s choice big and small, if you do not believe or follow the way you shall be condemned to the everlasting fire. “Jude” is a very short but captivating book in the New Testament.
Elie Wiesel addressed the transformation he underwent during the Holocaust in his memoir, Night. Wiesel changes vastly throughout the book, whether it is his faith in God, his faith in living, or even the way his mind works. In the beginning of his memoir, Wiesel appeared to be faithful to God and the Jewish religion, but during his time in concentration camps, his faith in God wavered tremendously. Before his life was corrupted, he would praise God even when he was being transferred to Auschwitz, but after living in concentration camps, he began to feel rebellious against his own religion. In the book, Elie
From the depths of the mirror, a corpse gazed back at me. The look in his eyes, as they stared into mine, has never left me.” (Wiesel 77) This quote ties things all together for the reader, as it shows how the holocaust has left Elie a shell of his past identity, fragmented and broken. Unable to pick the pieces of himself back up, he must continue to be haunted by his past, never being able to live a happy faithful life with his family like he was
The overall theme of Night is faith. In the kickoff we see a young Wiesel who springiness /reserved his time perusal the Talmud and dreamed one twenty-four hour period of perusal the Qabalah . He started off as a boy who had faith and ingenuousness and believed that Idol was everlasting. Wiesel teaches me of the emotional and physical pain the prisoners at the camp felt. It teaches us not to take things as something that will never go away and in a religious - point of view teaches us to always have hope no matter how hard one situation is.
After all, He created crematoriums that were kept running perpetually. He created Auschwitz, Birkenau and Buna. He made thousands of children burn to death. “How could I say to Him: Blessed be Thou, Almighty, Master of the Universe, who chose us among all other nations to be tortured day and night, to watch as our fathers, our mothers, our brothers end up in the furnaces?” (Page 67) At the time, Elie is getting to be exasperated with Him. After everything that Elie has done; working industriously to keep up with his studies, God hasn’t returned anything or done anything to help to the situation.
That day changed my life entirely, and completely changed my outlook of the world. I was in a very dark place in my life when I read my very first Bible verse. I was at a trip with my school, and the facility we were visiting had Jeremiah 29:11-13 posted on the wall. Most of my peers payed little to no attention to it, but I could not stop reading it. I remember being full of bitterness and
This goes with the central idea because it constantly places the concept of a religious journey. He constantly displays pictures of Graham as a priest, before he lost his faith. Alone with many other images such as, his wife’s unfinished dress, comparing to her unfinished life. Also, in one of the beginning scenes, as an empty place on the wall where a cross used to hang. Each image displaces why Graham lost his belief and over time the signs he sees causes him to slowly understand that everything happens for a reason.