Examples Of Survival In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Survival: All That Matters If one were stuck in a survival situation with literally thousands of other people just like them, who’s survival would they look out for? Their fellow man, or them self? Elie Wiesel is faced with this very decision during the Holocaust of the 1940s, which he recollects in his memoir, Night. Night constantly refers to the theme of self preservation, which is made evident by the amount of times people tell Wiesel to look out for himself and only worry about his own life. One example of this takes place between the Kapos and the new arrivals. As Wiesel and the others arrive at Birkenau, veteran prisoners, the Kapos, who have already experienced Nazi cruelty, greet them. As Wiesel and the others arrive, he recalls

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