Now The Serpent Elie Wiesel Analysis

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Human nature is naturally good but influence compels us to commit deeds we never would have considered.For example, Eve picking the forbidden fruit . Now as I’m sure many know this story. It could be argued that Eve knowingly opened Pandora's box and exiled humans to be less than perfect. But in truth Eve shows humanity was innocent from the very beginning. She could not have known the malice intentions of the serpent because of her inexperience on Earth. “She could not have known that someone who looked like a friend could in fact be the enemy of mankind”(Wiesel 33). Eve had only just been created, new to the horrors of the world Eve put her trust in the wrong type of person. She was seduced into committed this act not because she was evil but because she believed in others and put her trust in everyone and everything. She proved the goodness of humanity by having the integrity to trust. Furthermore the serpent was a fallen angel bent on the destruction of mankind. Eve was a human new to self and the world. She stood no chance in resisting his compulsion. “Now the serpent was more subtle than …show more content…

Job was a man of faith, he repented for little injustices. He was tested to prove his righteousness and succeeded. His children were killed, his cattle was killed, he was painfully diseased and his was wealth diminished. Through all this he remained faithful. His so called friends told him to abandon God as he had him. “As long as my breath is in me, and the Spirit of God is in my nostrils, my lips will not speak falsehood, and my tongue will not utter deceit.”Job 27:3-4 . He was pressured and pried to turn away from God and yet through it all he remained faithful. He demonstrates humanity at it’s finest hour when faced with despair and utter hopelessness he persevered and remained true. He went against society for his beliefs even when the world shunned him for

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