Night By Elie Wiesel Analysis

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In today’s society, there are people who struggle or refuse to accept one another, which is the prime motive for acts of oppression. Indifference remains an issue even now, we can acknowledge that idea with continuous racism, anti-semitism, misogyny, et cetera. The book “Night” by Elie Wiesel portrays the way life is as a Jewish child during the Holocaust, in the text Elie is beaten and treated in a dehumanizing way as he’s in a concentration camp with his father. Admittedly, people have changed, compared to citizens who were hateful in the Holocaust, but indifference is a topic that still needs to be discussed more often than it already is, this is because when nobody speaks up, these problems continue sticking with us. While it may not be …show more content…

On page seven of the book “Night” Moishe the Beadle tries to spread warning of what he’s experienced, but nobody is helping. “But people not only refused to believe his tales, they refused to listen.” Because nobody was willing to listen, nothing was done about what Moishe was telling them- he himself couldn’t solve the problem alone, as he hardly made it out of the camp alive. Despite warning everybody in town about his “tale,” the people had just continued living their normal lives, basically waiting for events to take place. As a result for these choices, many minority groups have experienced the consequences of …show more content…

On page 68 of Wiesel’s book, Elizer is beginning to rebel against his own religion, “But now, I no longer pleaded for anything. I was no longer able to lament.” Elie’s reaction to the entire complication is reasonable; he thought his God was choosing to be indifferent like everybody else, so out of anger, he believed disobedience was a fair response. Although he was feeling more positive about himself, Elie’s opinions on the matter remained negative, he knew they weren’t going to easily escape the concentration camps. No matter the situation, the state of indifference always leads to a negative

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