Night By Elie Wisel: A Character Analysis

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A “father is a son’s first hero” (unknown). But what exactly is a hero? The exact definition of a hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. In the eyes of a young boy, it is easy to hold their own father on such a high and honorable pedestal; to them, it is inconceivable that their father could be anything but that strong and courageous figure. Be that as it may, the traumatic, unfortunate events that Elie Wisel was forced through, changed how he perceived his father. Previously deeming his father as a man of high power in the community, he later removed his father from that pedestal. Throughout the novel Night, Elie, a boy who deemed his father as a man of high power in the community
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