Never Shall I Forget Elie Wiesel Analysis

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"Never shall I forget those moments that murdered my god and my soul". The holocaust was a mass murdering of jews, Catholics, poles, and Ect. Elie Wiesel was among the people who were in the holocaust. He was in a concentration camp called Auschwitz, a mass murdering site. This happened in the days of World War II from 1933-1945. In these paragraphs we will be discussing Elie Wiesel and his time in the holocaust. Also poems and books such as "Night", "Little polish boy", and "Never shall I forget". These paragraphs will be about losing your faith and god through horrible and gruesome acts and how you can lose yourself or not know who you are.


The author believes that cruel acts can challenge a persons faith. On page 34 when Wiesel was "face to face with the angel of death" this caused him to say " never shall I forget those moments that murdered my god and my soul and turned my dreams to ashes" (Wiesel 34). In other words, Wiesel's faith was challenged when he saw horrible cruel acts and his god did nothing about it. Also he mentioned that children's bodies transformed into smoke and god didn’t do anything. He thought god wouldn’t let such a horrible thing happen. Which then caused him to question his faith and god.

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An element they have in common is purpose. They both want to show how horrible the holocaust was like Wiesel said, "Never shall I forget" because he will never forget what he has gone through. The documentary showed what he had meant. It glorified what had happened. They both have the same purpose, they want to show the readers what it looked and felt like to be in the holocaust. They both show how much struggle there was just to survive. It shows how much it can scar someone physically, mentally, and
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