Night By The Elie Wiesel Analysis

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My Mom was born into a Jewish family and my father converted from Christianity to Judaism. My family and I aren’t the most religious people. We do celebrate Hanukkah and light the menorah, but we don’t do Passover nor do we read the Torah, so I didn’t know a lot about the holocaust, but now I do. The book Night by the Elie Wiesel tells us the authors journey through the holocaust, like the things he experienced, what they ate, and the hardships they faced. The speech Perils of Indifference is a speech given by the author to the president and more important authority figures. I feel that the book, Night, better conveyed Elie Wiesel 's message because the book played a huge emotional part for people all around the world. The book had parts that were very emotional, and informed a lot of people what actually went on inside the camps. Night delivers a very powerful emotion, an emotion that a lot of people can’t truly feel since they didn’t go through this horrible event. “Not far from us, flames, huge flames, were rising from a ditch. Something was being burned there. A truck drew close and unloaded its hold: small children. Babies!” (Wiesel 32) To…show more content…
It delivers an emotion that a lot of people can’t truly feel since they didn’t go through this horrible event. The officers gave the victims horrific choices that no one should ever make. Why does this book matter to all of us? It matters a lot, 6 million innocent people were pushed passed their limits, brutally punished, and murdered, yet the world kept silent. I think more people should know what went on in these camps and how the victims had to fight for their lives to survive. And yet two out of three Jews were killed during the holocaust, many of them didn’t get to see their family or friends after the

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