Holocaust Struggle In Elie Wiesel's Night

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Elie Wiesel was born in 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania which is now part of Romania. He was only 15 years old when he was sent to Auschwitz by the Nazis. His mother and is younger sister died, his two older sisters survived. He and his father were later moved to Buchenwald, his father died before the camp was liberated. His mother's grandfather, Reb Dodye Feig, was a very religious Jew, whose influence on Wiesel was deep, and inspired him to pursue studies in the town's College. Elie Wiesel encouraged an understanding of Holocaust Struggles through his literary works including 1. Night, 2. Day “The Accident,” and 3. Dawn. Wiesel's text Night impacted Holocaust Struggles. Night is about a boy struggling with his father in a concentration camp after losing his mother and younger sister. He struggles to live in Auschwitz but he is able to last until they get moved to Buchenwald and Buchenwald…show more content…
Elisha is having second thoughts about his orders to kill a man that he has never seen. Elisha looks out the window at the death upon him, Gad supports him telling him to push everything out of his mind, letting him know that it is war, but Elisha cannot do it. “The tragedy of man is that he doesn't know how to distinguish between day and night.” It means the person doesn't know the difference between night and day. The impact of literature throughout his books is definitely high. Not only is there a dawn but there is meaning between night and day which could mean a variety of things like Good and Evil or Life and Death. Elie Wiesel encouraged an understanding of Holocaust Struggles through his literary works including 1. Night, 2. The Accident/Day, and 3. Dawn. He was trying to show readers that the meaning of the holocaust was meant to be shown throughout his books showing what he had to go through in Auschwitz. The meaning between night and day can change your life and show your true personality and where you
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