To break rank, to let myself slide to the side of the road…” (Wiesel 86) The acts of these Nazi soldiers were terrible and I can’t imagine being in as tough a situation as Eliezer and his father. The three acts of dehumanization that were committed were that they were forced out of their towns, separated from their families, and forced to walk miles and miles in freezing cold weather. It amazes me how a fifteen year old boy was able to survive all of these terrible things that have happened to him and many others during the Holocaust. We should learn from these terrible things to make sure that it never happens
I ran as fast as I could, leaving him far behind with a wall of rain dividing us” (360). The narrator abandoned his brother during a vicious thunderstorm only because he wanted to retaliate against Doodle for not completing the program. Even the narrator himself said in the quote that a “streak of cruelty within me awakened” (Hurst, 360). The narrator knew that he was being cruel and proceeded with his actions, only out of spite and shame for his
Elie Wiesel used to be a vivacious person- always seeking God’s presence- but from the commence of this genocide he has been negatively impacted. God used to be his everything; his strength and his mellifluous song that comforted his very soul. However, all that he is dependent on now is bread and water- his utter survival. Moreover, throughout the novel the worst seems to happen during the nighttime as seen in pages 12 through 13, “Night fell. Some twenty people had gathered in our courtyard… “I have a bad feeling,” said my mother… At last, the door opened and he appeared.
As I peer through the thick smoke, reminding myself why I chose to come in the first place, I see a half dead man on the floor- begging for water. We don’t have enough food or clothes. There are very few of us left to fight against the redcoats. Even though on some days we are cheerful, we are starving and freezing. I am wondering if I should re-enlist or go back home.
He did not want it to come to this, though at this point in time he knew it had to be done. If it was going to be done it had to be him. He owed it to Lennie to have him do it. George has just done something that he wished would never had happened. George had to face that he was not going to be able to complete his dream with Lennie, after all of the trouble he got himself
The middle and ending is where it talks about Mr. Helm and how he misses the Clutters, and how it has been though on him. In conclusion, it was a devastating moment for everyone except the killers. The syntax of the story is that it was harsh. “The weeks between had been hard on Mr. Helm.” The author uses this type of grammar because of the incident that happened with the Clutters.” “We may never have another chance.” “Chance?” He uses this punctuation because Perry didn’t explain himself specifically.
Cross realized that Martha would never love him. When he finally realized this concept, Cross was depressed cause he spent all his time thinking about how he wanted her to love him. “On the morning after Ted Lavender died, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross crouched at the bottom of his foxhole and burned Martha’s letter. Then he burned the two photographs.” (par. 81).
It represents the darkest hardest time in his life. As he arrives to the camp he considered ending it all because in his eyes he was going to die there anyways, he says “ Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed....Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never shall I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as God Himself. Never." (32).
Never shall I forget that nocturnal silence which deprived me, for all eternity, of the desire to live.”(32). When Elie sees “those flames which consumed [his] faith forever”, this shows that one of his first evil experiences had left him losing his faith in
The first quote tells us that the experience was so bad in the camp that he can’t forget it. Because he can’t forget what has happened he has become a shadow for his life that makes him remember the terrible experience, which sealed his life. His life is sealed, because of the bad experiences that he had gone through. The second quote shows us that the night is terrible, because the smoke is from the war and from the burned bodies of people, children and babies. That smoke has become a package of
Things have become so atrocious that George Washington had to ask the Congressional Committee for more money. I doubt they have any to give, for they are more focused on the bigger picture, rather than a few deteriorated soldiers (Doc B). Dr.Waldo wrote in his journal, “A general cry thro’ the camp this evening among the soldiers, “No meat! No meat!” -The distant vales echoed back the melancholy sound- “No meat! No meat!” This tells how us soldiers have been starving for quite a while now, and most of us are done dealing with the hardships.
It was the Winter at Valley Forge. I am not going to re-enlist in the war because we have poor conditions, many people are dying, and we are getting very little support. The first reason I am not going to re-enlist in the war is because there were very poor conditions. In document C, the diary of Dr. Waldo, he says “Poor food-hard lodging-cold weather-fatigue-nasty cloaths-nasty cookery-vomit half my time…. why are we sent out here to starve and freeze?” They are dying out here of the poor conditions.
I remember the pain of walking with no shoes. I remeber the saddness of seeing the worried and disappointed look on my uncles face. Now, it is thanksgiving. Even though such horrible things have happened to me this last year, there are so many good things that happened as well. I never really thought about them until now.
During the winters of 1777 and 1778, there was freezing weather and a couple thousand of sick soldiers and dead soldiers (Busch, 147). Many soldiers are not re-enlisting or are deserting before their nine-month re-enlistment has ended. General Washington, desperate to keep an army together to fight the war against Britain has asked us soldiers look into our hearts and ask ourselves the following question: Will you quit? To quit would be to not re-enlist. I have decided to not re-enlist for three reasons which are high chances of illness, horrible lodging and weather, and sparse food and clothing.