Summary Of Eli Wiesel's Dawn

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In the book “Dawn” written by Eli Wiesel, the main character is called Elisha, an eighteen year old orphan who had joined a group of terrorist known as The Movement, which has captured an English Officer by the name, John Dawson. The Movement is retaliating because the English have captured David ben Moshe, one of their members and have sentenced him to die. In retaliation, they warn the English that their officer will be killed if they continue with their plan. As the story continues Elisha tries to deal with conflicting thoughts about his first face to face murder. In his mind, he struggles with guilt in going against his moral values instilled by his parents and Master. Elisha decides to go down to the cell where they are keeping the

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