Night By Elie Wiesel Conflict Essay Examples

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As humans, we each face conflict in our everyday lives. Conflict is basically anything that happens that a person may disagree with, or not be happy with. Conflict could be something as little as losing your pencil, or something as horrible as the holocaust. For example, Anne Frank was forced into hiding at the age of 13. There was nothing that she could do about it, so she kept her thoughts on the positive side by writing in her diary once or twice a month, and hoping for the best. She hoped and prayed that she and her family wouldn’t be found, and that the war would end soon; that’s what kept her going. Hoping for the better and having a positive outlook on her situation really helped her through that horrible time. In the story “Night,” Ellie is 13 years old when he gets taken away Auschwitz. His situation is horrible, but having a positive attitude towards that situation made his situation, at the time, not be as horrible as it could be. Even though he didn’t know what was going on, he looked on the positive side, and told himself that things would get better, and he wouldn’t be there forever. These are both good reasons that having a positive view on conflict will make your situation not as bad, especially in the time of war. “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” is a diary…show more content…
When he arrives at the camp, he doesn’t know what’s going on, or what he’s doing there. This was frightening, but he continued to remain positive. When he first arrives at Auschwitz, he is about to go the the crematorium when he has the idea of shocking himself on the barbed wire fence. He decides not to do it, because he had positivity. This kept him from dying. If it weren’t for his positivity, he would’ve been dead from the shock of the barbed wire. On page 33, Wiesel said “If I was going to kill myself, this was the time,” but he soon is called to turn left, and he never gets the
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