Examples Of Hope In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Overall, Night is a story of hope because Eliezer fought for survival, hope that someday the prisoners would be freed, and that the prisoners found hope in one another. Hope is like when Eliezer Weisel said “But deep inside, I know that to sleep meant to die and something in me rebelled against death “ (Weisel 89). The book Night by Eliezer Wiesel is about how Eliezer had survived the holocaust. Also how Eliezer had brought hope when he was in camp. Night is also about how the prisoners brought hope to one another while they were in the camp. Night is a story about hope because Eliezer fought for survival, hope that someday the prisoners would be freed, and that the prisoners gave hope to each other. To begin, Night is a story of hope because Eliezer fought for survival. The prisoners of the camp were on the death march and they found an empty brick factory and sensed everyone was so sick and tired, they went to sleep, but if someone sleeps that means death. According to Eliezer, “ But deep inside, I know that to sleep meant death. And something in me rebelled against that death.” (Weisel 89). Eliezer wanted to survive so he didn't sleep, …show more content…

After the “death march” in which the prisoners had to run for miles in the snow. They had finally got to the new camp. At night Eliezer hears his friend Juliek play Beethoven on his violin. Eliezer points out that “All I can hear was the violin and it was as if Juliek's soul had become his bow. He was playing his life, His whole being was gliding over the strings. His unfulfilled hopes. His charred past, his extinguished future. He played that which he would never play again. Some people may say that Night is a book of despair. They say this because there was so much loss and pain in the story. While that might be true, still overall its a book about hope. Because it shows that the prisoners found hope in one another. Ultimately this shows their hopes in the book

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