Theme Of Greed In Elie Wiesel's 'Night'

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“Demons” by Imagine Dragons and Night by Elie Wiesel share one important thing in common and that is conflict, as you can see in the song “Demons” and the book Night they both closely share a same conflict which is greed. Greed is within everyone no matter their personality. And once greed takes over we all do the worst kinds of things. Such as “Meir, my little Meir! Don’t you recognize me...you’re killing your father...I have bread...for you too...for you too…” “When they withdrew, there were two dead bodies next to me, the father and the son, I was sixteen.”(Wiesel) This shows how the mood of this quote and the mood of the “Demons” are identical and how they both add up to being related to the whole mood in the thesis, even the sweetest people (the son, and the father) will do the worst kinds of things just because greed is within them and always will be.…show more content…
As shown above, the song “Demons” by Imagine Dragons and the book Night by Elie Wiesel have almost a completely identical conflict within each other, both pieces have the same conflict as greed takes control of and changes that person almost completely. Just like the Jews in the Holocaust and the concentration camps, after the camps were liberated and they were freed none of the prisoners who survived were ever the
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