Examples Of Survival In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Should survival be your primary goal in life? I believe that unless you're in a life or death situation survival shouldn't be your main goal. A very good example of a life or death situation is the holocaust, The book “Night” by Elie Wiesel describes his experience as jew during that tragic event moving from concentration camp to concentration camp eating scarce amounts of food. In many cases other goals seem to overshadow survival like protecting family, For example, in “Night by Elie Wiesel he should be thinking about himself however he gives his food to his father who is a hindrance to him at this point because there are going to come times were survival is going to overpowered by other goals. Although people may think survival should always be the primary goal, I feel like survival shouldn’t be the most essential goal in everyday life because survival is not a goal but an instinct and Death is unpredictable & inevitable. …show more content…

Most people say trust your instincts and that is a very valuable piece of advice since if you don't you’ll regret it later in life. For example, in the book Night by Elie Wiesel he describes his life as jew during the holocaust being transferred from camp to camp. In chapter 5 Elie Wiesel gets an operation on his foot then is advised to rest however The red army approaches Buna, so the Jewish are forced to evacuate and Elie is not in the best condition to however he followed his instincts and walked through the pain and survived another day since all the sick and injured were liberated aka

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