Examples Of Faith In Night By Elie Wiesel

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According to mahatma gandhi the word “Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into” (“Mahatma”). This can be seen in Elie Wiesel's memoir night through himself. As the memoir opens we learn that he was 15 during ww2 and that him and his father were put into a concentration camp. Elie Wiesel's, night, i belive experiences his loss of faith through this holocaust.

Through this holocaust Elie Wiesel's, night, i belive experiences his loss of faith. As the story begins we learn that during the circumstances of the camp when it's previously getting liberated by the russians and the germans are forcing him and his father to run.”i repeated myself: “don't think. Don't stop. Run.” Near me men were collapsing in the dirty snow. Shot. …show more content…

So furthermore another reason being is soon after nearly everywhere pieces of bread were being thrown into the wagons as the audience before him stared at the skeletons with in those wagons of which Elie was in. As men were fighting for each piece just to get a mouthful.”A piece fell into our wagon. I decided that i would not move. Anyway, i knew that i would never have the strength to fight a dozen savage men! Not far away i noticed an old man dragging himself along on all fours. He was trying to disengage himself from the struggle. He held one hand to his heart. I thought at first he had received a blow to the chest. Then i understood; he had a bit of bread under his shirt. With remarkable speed he drew the bread out and put it in his mouth. His eyes gleamed; a smile, like a grimace, lit up his dead face. And was immediately extinguished. A shadow had just loomed over near him. The shadow threw itself upon him. Felled to the ground, stunned with blows, the old man cried:”meir. Meir, my boy! Don't you recognized me? I'm your father… you're hurting me … you're killing your father! Ive got some bread … for you too … for you too….”(Wiesel 89). This also illustrates that Wiesel’s memori, night, his faith is diminishing because seeing every one acting inhumane, trying to kill each other for just a bite of a piece of bread and how everyone is on the brink of

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