Night By Elie Wiesel Analysis

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Connor Chapel Mrs. Newsted English March 15 2023 Some books twist one’s heart in a very unexpected way. This was true for the book “Night” by Elie Wiesel. Throughout the story, I started to wonder if fear or hope was greater. Throughout this story, Elie showed love, and how brutal this camp was, and he showed faith in his family and God. Elie showed love in this story by loving his father in the good, bad, and ugly. This is because when Elie didn’t have enough food to spare for himself he still got his father to eat. This was shown throughout the story when he said “I gave him what was left of my soup” (112). This shows the amount of love Elie had for his dad because he was feeding his father who was already sick and had a very low chance of surviving. This shows us how much Elie cared for his dad and how important relationships are. …show more content…

The Nazis showed brutality towards the Jews including Elie and his father acting as if they were subhuman. This was shown in the book when Elie said "...climb into the cars, eighty persons in each one." (22). This clearly shows how the Nazis did not care about the Jews a single bit as they overloaded them into cattle cars that were not meant for humans. “To forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time.” (15). This quote clearly shows how the process of killing that the Nazis had created was so dehumanizing that so many people were dying that you could not even remember all of

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