Response For Night By Elie Wiesel

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In the novel “Night” by Elie Wiesel, the author’s motivating emotion to write this story could have been empathy. Throughout most of the novel, Wiesel tries to emphasize certain events and moments he experienced during the difficult time of the Holocaust in order to inform the general public about the events of the Holocaust and the history of it. In addition, in an interview with the Paris Review Wiesel talks about his feelings and his purpose for writing this novel. “I didn’t want to write a book on the Holocaust. To write such a book, to be responsible for such experiences, for such words - I didn’t want that” Wiesel tells Paris Review interviewer John S. Friedman. By Wiesel saying this, it shows his distress towards the events that occurred
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