Night by Elie Wiesel was a novel with great horror and suffering during the Holocaust. “Three days later, a new decree:every Jew had to wear the yellow star”(Wiesel 11).This quote marks the beginning of the religious segregation for Eliezer and his family. At this time the Jews had to wear stars, but as the novel progressed it got worse. It started as clothing then went to ghettos. Ghettos were enclosed districts where Jews lived separately from the world. Trains with large amounts of Jewish people moved from ghetto to ghetto. After that, came concentration camps where Jews were brutally hurt and abused. Eliezer and his father stayed in the same camp at first. They were separated from their other family. Eliezer and his father were given little
Mrs. Horatio Van Bliven has staged the theft of her own necklace. Mrs. Van Bliven 's $25,000 necklace was stolen from her hotel room. The room 's window had been smashed and the room torn apart. Mrs. Van Bliven wanted to make it look like someone broke in and stole her necklace. What actually happened was that Mrs. Van Bliven made it look like the room had been broken into. The evidence that proves this is the fact that the window was broken from the inside. The glass from the window is on the outside of the door which means it was broken from the inside. Besides breaking the window she made it look like the room had been searched when it actually hasn 't. She hid the necklace in the plant on the mantel as proved by the fact that the
A theme is a moral that the reader can take away from the story to use in their everyday life. The allegory, “Terrible Things” by Eve Bunting, the poem, “ First They Came for the Communists” by Martin Niemöller, and the memoir, Night by Elie Wiesel all share one common theme. In the 1900’s during the holocaust, many Jews and anyone who was part of the aryan race (blonde hair blue eyes) were taken away by Nazis led by Adolf Hitler. They were taken to concentration camps many children, the elder, and babies were exterminated once they got there because the Nazis felt there was no use to them. The jews that were needed went and got their heads shaven and marked with a tattoo of numbers that were used to identify them. After being processed
“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world”. (P.Farmer). In the terrible and sickening memoir Night, written in 1954 by Elie Wiesel. Night is a very accurate representation of how poorly the Jewish people were treated during the Holocaust. Innocence is the state, quality, or fact of being innocent of a crime or offense. Simply not having a clue on what is going on. Each and every Jewish person obtained the quality of innocence. Not a single person had any knowledge of what was going to take place. In Wiesel’s Night, Eliezer along with his fellow Jewish acquaintances are people who experience the acts of dehumanization that the Germans portray.
“I realized that he did not want to see what they were going to do to me. He did not want to see the burning of his only son”(42). When Eliezer arrives at Auschwitz, the separation of his family puts an emotional toll on his father since he realizes that only him and Eliezer are still alive. This will be a catalyst to their relationship becoming stronger as they endure more together. Elie Wiesel, the author of the novel Night writes his own personal accounts of experiencing the Holocaust through the character Eliezer. Eliezer and his father rely on one another to survive through the Holocaust. Together they encounter the cruelty of the Nazis, the lack of compassion from the prisoners, as well as the difficulty of simply surviving. They remain strong together unlike other father-son relationships seen in the novel. A majority of the prisoners gravitate towards self preservation while Eliezer chooses to remain with his father. Eliezer does exhibit ambivalence in continuing to help his father because the conditions of the Holocaust continually make it harder to make others a priority than oneself. Eliezer’s relationship with his father contrast with other father-son relationships because they
Night, written by Elie Wiesel, is an autobiography about his time in Auschwitz during the end of World War II. Wiesel reflects on his loss, faith, and hope as he takes the reader with him through his journey during World War II. The Jewish community in the town of Sighet, Transylvania was were Elie and his family lived peacefully for most of the war. In 1944, the Jews here had yet to be affected by the war, and they had no fear about being taken by the Germans. This was until German SS troops begin to collect Jews from neighboring towns. Soon, Elie and his family are taken away from their home and to the nearest concentration camp, Auschwitz. Here Elie and his father, Shlomo, are separated from his mother and sisters. This is where they
Elie Wiesel is a Jewish boy who was taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp with his family. Elie Wiesel lived through the Holocaust and went through emotional and physical changes.Elie Wiesel was separated from his mother and sisters at the concentration camp; he is with his father for the rest of his father 's shortened life. Elie Wiesel watched as his father was beaten by the kapo, Elie witnessed numerous people die throughout his time in the concentration camps. Elie Wiesel and ninety nine plus people were shoved into train carts and taken various places, and were never told where they were going. Elie Wiesel watched as men threw babies into the crematorium. Elie Wiesel went through some big life changes and as a result he lost his faith in God, he lost his family.As a result of his experiences during the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel changes from a religious, sensitive little boy to a spiritually dead, unemotional man.
Once upon a time in the early 1830s, lived a young lady Bessie Vanburen, her a daughter Brea Vanburen and Bessie husband Brandon Vanburen. The Vanburen lived in a small town called Camelot, in the middle of nowhere, where Bessie grew up at. Back in 1821 Bessie and her mother Brenda weren’t getting along because Bessie was becoming a teenager. Brenda and Bessie would never see eye to eye. So one Day Brenda came home yelling about something and Bessie got very upset and couldn’t take the stressing anymore. Brenda put Bessie out in the streets on her own at the age of fourteen. While Brenda was strolling the streets nights and days she ran into this handsome man from out of town named Brandon.
Bessie Vanbure was only 19 years old, and Bessie was a beloved Wife and Mother . Bessie died on July 11, 1835. She is from Los Angeles, CA and resided in Georgia with her family. She has 4 children, 2 boys and 2 beautiful girls. In she died with a massive heart attack.
Is it not perplexing to think about what the Holocaust was like? Elie Wiesel knows from first hand experience. He survived in a concentration camp and was freed by American troops after about a year. Wiesel recounted his experiences in his memoir Night. Students should continue to read Night because the anecdote shows what the Holocaust was like, it shows many of the historical events of World War II as they relate to the concentration camps and many important aspects of Jewish culture.
After warnings about the bad intentions that Nazis in Germany had against Jewish the family of Wiesel and other Jewish in the city of Sighet decided to remain in the city. In a concentration camp called Auschwitz, Ellie gets separated from his mother and older sister but staying with his father. Ellie fights to survive hunger and abuse while having to face the destruction of his faith in god. He is forced to a situation where he does not know whether to support his father who kept on getting sicker and weaker or to give himself the opportunity to live.
“Nobody’s ever been arrested for a murder; they have only ever been arrested for not planning it properly”(Hayes) There has always been murders out there but it is the unintelligent ones who get caught. Rather it is a baby farmer who is rumored to have killed over 400 children, a man who decided to control women and bending them to his own sadistic desires, or a woman who rapes, mutilates, and kills girls with her husband. Not all the skeletons in Britain’s closet are as well known as Jack the Ripper but they are just as cruel and unusual serial killers, such as Amelia Dyer, and the couple Fred and Rosemary West .
U.S. Army veteran Jessica Higgins of Merrimack was 22 when she got married. She had just returned home from a deployment to Iraq, and was having a difficult time transitioning. “I got married quickly because I thought that it would solve all of my problems when, in fact, it ended up creating many more,” she said.
Marlene Oltmanns was born in Perry, Oklahoma on November 1, 1935 to Emil and Alvina Beier (“In Memory of Marlene Oltmanns”) . Her parents had come to America from Germany to escape religious persecution and Marlene and her siblings became the first generation of her family to be born here in the United States. She was the sister of 8 other siblings and the house they lived in had no indoor plumbing until the late 20th century. She was raised to be a housewife, but she definitely did not grow up to be only a wife and mother. Marlene put her family first, but she also had a career and was very active in the community. Marlene was loved by many people and those who met her saw her dedication, strength, and love that she radiated out into the world. She joined many clubs and organizations and was very active in the church where she ended up meeting her husband, Karl. Marlene’s defining characteristics was her strong, loving heart and her ability to never take life too seriously and have a good time. Even in Marlene’s last few day, she
"Life is a beauitful gift. Live for today, the now, the present. Cherish each moment and dream for tomorrow." (Phan). This quote is inspiring quote to me. To me, this quote means to live life to the fullest and do not take anyone or anything for granted. Michelle Phan, the person who wrote this quote is a beauty guru on YouTube. She had inspired not only myself but many other Asians around the world about makeup, beauty, fashions and many more other subject through her youtube channel and other sources.