Father Son Relationship In Night

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From 1933 to 1945 up to six million Jews died in the Holocaust. Think about how many of them were a father or a son. That means that someone could have lost their father, son, or brother. In the novel Night, by Elie Wiesel, it tells the story of fifteen year old Elie, his experience in the Holocaust, and how he survived it with his father. In Maus, by Art Spiegelman, Artie interviews his father Vladek, a survivor of the Holocaust, and writes a graphic novel on his experience. Throughout the books, relationships are very important in hard times like the Holocaust, even though not everyone will have the best relationship. The relationship between a father and son plays a main role in both books. Elie and his father’s relationship is very important to Elie and his time in the Holocaust because they depend on each other to survive. In the beginning, Elie and his father are taken to a concentration camp and are separated from his mother…show more content…
A good father-son relationship is also very important during hard times, like the Holocaust. Elie and his father had a good relationship where they really loved and depended on each other. Artie and Vladek got on each others nerves, but Artie later learned the importance of his father. And the father and son on the train didn’t have a good relationship, because the son attacked and killed his father over a piece of bread. The Holocaust isn’t the only genocide to ever happen. There was Rwanda, Bosnia, Cambodia, and Armenia. All terrible events to happen. During those hard times, it’s important to have a good relationship with someone, like your father, to help you out and give you hope and motivation. Think about Elie, his father helped motivate him to keep going and he ended up surviving the Holocaust. Everyone will experience some hard times during their life, so it’s important to always have some to turn to to look for help and to give us
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