Research Paper On Night By Elie Wiesel

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The memoir Night by Elie Wiesel tells a compelling story that engages the reader to be on the tip of their seats. Some argue that there is no true realtiy but some think there is. Faith can be interpreted in several ways. Faith is to believe without proof and to be humble of the heart, mind and soul. People attend church; that is something a person decides for themselves or if they are quite religious. At times, people don’t know the background about faith or how it came to be. Faith can be a big attribute to a persons’ religion. It is a choice of whether the person wants to believe or not. Wiesel engages readers’ emotions with powerful unforgettable moments in order to achieve his purpose. Wiesel wants to help the reader come to a greater understanding of the Holocaust and make the reader think about faith/religion during the beginning to the end of the memoir. For Wiesel,he wanted to show us readers how he didn't lose faith during his imprisonment. He started off as a student studying the Talmud with hopes of one day studying the Cabala. His faith in God was everlasting and he truly believed that no one could change his view on God. Upon arrival at Auschwitz, Wiesel saw first hand how innocent people were being killed and his enemies didn't seem remorseful. …show more content…

In every fiber, I rebelled. Because He had had thousands of children burned in his pits? Because He kept six crematories working night and day, on Sundays and feast days? Because on His great might, He had created Auschwitz, Bierkenau, Buna, and so many factories of death?” (64)Elie Wiesel uses descriptive words to engage the reader. Soon Wiesel discovers that God does not exist. He stops fasting and as other gave up their faith, he was amazed. Wiesel and the Jews were so dependent on God but the concentration camps have killed them of their faith/religion. This powerful moment challenges the reader and makes them think due to Wiesel turning his back on

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