Summary Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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In Night, written by Elie Wiesel, the hanging of the little Dutchman pipel in chapter 4 symbolizes the death of faith in religion among Elie and other Jews who witnessed the act. In the plot, the young pipel was killed mercilessly by SS officers. During his execution, carried out alongside two other inmates, all found to be in possession of arms, onlookers were desperate for God to offer his supreme help. “Where is merciful God, where is He?” (64) and “For God’s sake, where is God?” (64), they cried. People wondered how God could allow such an act to occur. The fact that there was no divine intervention to stop this tragedy made many doubt God’s existence. Elie heard a voice within him respond, “Where He is? This is where–hanging here from

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