Elie never saw his mother and sisters again after that; he never even had the chance to say goodbye. A man, came up to Elie and his father and told them to lie about their ages. This decision positively affected them because it saved their lives. If they had told their actual ages they both would have been sent to the crematorium. Elie was told to be 18 instead of 15 and his father 40 instead of 50.
For this reason the Elie wouldn’t have known about the extreme horror that was lying ahead for his entire family. This choice positively impacted the author’s life by not being separated from his father. “Naturally, we refused to be separated” (20). Hypothetically, if Elie left with his sisters, his father would have no motivation to survive by not knowing if his family is
Elie says to his father, “Come, Father...I’ll watch over you and you’ll watch over me...we’ll look after each other(pg.89).” This quote shows that Elie has never said this to his father. Now that they are in a possibility of death, they need to take care of each other. Also, the story of Rabbi Eliahou's son leaving him because he was too weak made his son leave his father. Elie prays to God that, God “will [him] the strength to never do what Rabbi Eliahou's son(pg.91).” Elie actually saw that the Rabbi’s son left him. He felt bad because Rabbi Eliahou’s son left him because he was weak.
Elie is so afraid of being beaten or killed that he allows his father to be beaten on multiple occasions. This starts early on, the first day after they arrive at the camp Elie feels that the environment he has been placed in has changed him “What had happened to me? My father had just been struck, before my very eyes, and I had not flickered an eyelid. I looked on and said nothing. Yesterday, I should have sunk my nails into the criminal’s flesh.
Elie was determined to not lose his father. As shown on page 50. When elie was sorted into a kommando elie said “Please sir….I’d like to be near my father.” After that they said that his father will be working next to him. This shows that he was very determined to stay with his father. Or on page 30 how when the old man fell he gripped his father’s hand tighter so that he won’t lose him.
(Wiesel, 1258) that was elie trying to wake up his father s he is not thrown of the cart in the cold snow even though Elie must be so tired and took all his energy to do so. The way they felt about their father during their imprisonment. I woke from my apathy just at the moment when two men came up to my father”(1258) Elie didn’t hesitate at all to save his father's life from the Nazi soldiers. The analyzation between father son in this story is Elie and his father, and meir and his father have contrasting actions towards their fathers, such the way they cared for their fathers, and the way they felt about their father during their imprisonment is that they both cared for their fathers and one point but with the brutal and horrible things they saw felt dealt with everyday it broke meir and he died for that and lucky for elie he didn't lose it to that point but every relationship that near the holocaust got change even good or bad, if you see it or
Being a prisoner was just so horrible that not even a simple story could be heard. In order for Elie’s father to survive, he hurts himself by not feeding himself and feeding his old, weak father instead. Instead of eating his own food he gives it to his father because he would get beaten for his food. “Let me give you good advice: stop giving your ration of bread and soup to your old father. You cannot help him anymore.
Something that not only him but everyone else had to do was he had to live in the ghettos. He has to live with these things for his entire life, he has to life with watching the annihilation. During the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel changes from a spiritual, sensitive little boy to a spiritually dead unemotional man. Elie changed completely due to his experience at Auschwitz. He saw many things that changed his emotions for the worst.
Elie left his father “I knew he was out of strength, so close to death, and yet I abandoned him (Source E). Elie’s father had been running out of strength and when the had an emergency Elie followed the crowd instead of helping his father. Elie then went on to think “I could use all of my strength to fight for my own survival, to take care of only myself” (Source E). Elie had a hard time taking care of himself, and he had to take care of his father as well. By making the decision to leave his father behind Elie could focus on his own survival rather than having to always help his dad.