What Is The Lesson Learned In The Book Night By Elie Wiesel

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Your existence is special, so you should be grateful for what you already have in life. If you put your mind to something, you will be able to overcome any obstacle. Keep fighting until you cannot fight any longer. Elie Wiesel has demonstrated these characteristics in his novel, “Night.” He has fought through many tough times and experiences when he was in the Holocaust. Elie was held captive in concentration camps from 1944-1945. During his time in the concentration camps, he became grateful for what he had, overcame countless obstacles, and more importantly kept fighting until he was free. [The Holocaust is very important to learn about because it can teach you some important life lessons.] You should always be grateful for what you have, no matter what the circumstances are. This lesson can be learned when Elie says, “After my father’s death, nothing could touch me any more”(109). This quote has a lot more significance than…show more content…
Elie is scared when he says, “My father just received several blows across the face for asking where the restroom was”(39). Once Schlomo (Elie’s Father) received several blows across the face, he overcame that obstacle by working hard the next few hours until bedtime came. He was scarred both mentally and physically by this occurrence. He did not let this roadblock, or obstacle, stop him. It’s a good example when Elie says, “It’s over, God is no longer with us, but the march continued to go on”(76). Even though most of the people felt as if God wasn’t with them anymore, they continued to endure all of the physical and mental scarring. A twenty mile march wasn’t going to stop all the thousands of prisoners, they continued to overcome many obstacles throughout the book. All of the prisoners that survived put their minds to something, and they were able to overcome many obstacles. Obstacles can be very difficult, but you have to keep
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