How Does Elie Wiesel Face To Face With Death

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Six million humans died. They died in the holocaust at the hands of evil. They were dehumizied and need to be remember for how they were treated and what they went through because of what they could’ve done in the world.The holocaust was the mass murder of six million jews and millions of other people leading up to and during world war two. The killings took place in europe between 1933 and 1945. They were organised by german nazis and the leader of the Nazi party Hitler. There was some survivors of this event and one was named Elie Weisel. He wrote a book about his experience called ‘Night’. Elie was face to face with death because of the evil hands of Hitler and the Nazis. He uses “night” to try to get readers to validate the dead, remember…show more content…
Without memory there is no civilization, no society, no future’ (interview). This quote is about how if you don’t remember these events then it might happen again if something this bad happens again then our society wont be no more there would be alot of world problems that we can’t have. We also need to remember those who have died because of the dehumanization they went through.”I became A-7713. From then on, I had no other name.” (pg. 42) this shows dehumanization because they weren’t even given a proper name they were just given a code like they weren’t people anymore. “In the wagon where the bread had landed, a battle had ensued. Men were hurling themselves against each other, trampling, tearing at and mauling each other.” (pg. 101) This also shows dehumanization because people shouldn’t be fighting over bread and be treated like animals. Furthermore, he also validates the death to show why it’s important to study the…show more content…
Never shall I forget those flames that consumed my faith forever. Never shall I forget the nocturnal silence that deprived me for all eternity of the desire to live.”(interview) This quote talks about the validation of death and how the events he went through took away his will to fight for his life. “How could I forget that concert, given to an audience of dying and dead men!"(90) This statement validates the dead and he accepts the fact that everyone at the concert wasn’t alive they were all lifeless. Remembrance, validating the dead, and recent events are all important reasons to show why the holocaust is important to learn

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