“Night” by Elie Wiesel, is a true but tragic story about a kid who lived to survive the Holocaust. However, this book is less a story of the Holocaust and more a story of faith and hope. Hope and Faith was exactly what the camp prisoners needed to even have a chance of surviving the horrific obstacles thrown their way. Hope and faith gave them a reason to keep living, giving them the idea that they had a chance to make it out. This book also goes a lot deeper than just the story of the Holocaust.
During all of the struggles Elie gains a bit of life knowledge, and learns more emotions about himself. If this journey never happened Elie would still be focussing about his studies and not about his family. A fact Elie acquires during the holocaust is always to stay positive in hard times. An example of this is when Elie is running for miles and notices men giving up just makes Elie think about when he can sleep and eat at the next camp. When news comes that the Russians will save the prisoners, Elie keeps this as a positive and keeps thinking this horrifying journey will be over.
“If you 're going through hell, keep going “- Winston Churchill “Un di Veit Hot Geshvign “(And the World Remained Silent) - Eliezer Wiesel. These last two quotes are inspiring yet the theme is different. Winston Churchill and Elie Wiesel, two exceptional individuals, who lived through the war and presented us with their point of view towards the war and how to cope with it. The best way to solve conflict is by speaking up, just like Wiesel. He kept a positive mentality and made certain everyone’s voice was heard too.
He also tried to keep his friends from slipping away. Beatings and abuse did not keep Louie from resisting. These experiences show how people can go through horrible, disgusting, deplorable situations and can still recover. Louie went from having flashbacks of his time in the POW camp to living a happy life until he died at 97 years. People can recover from anything.
In the novel, “Night” Elie Wiesel communicates with the readers his thoughts and experiences during the Holocaust. Wiesel describes his fight for survival and journey questioning god’s justice, wanting an answer to why he would allow all these deaths to occur. His first time subjected into the concentration camp he felt fear, and was warned about the chimneys where the bodies were burned and turned into ashes. Despite being warned by an inmate about Auschwitz he stayed optimistic telling himself a human can’t possibly be that cruel to another human. After a while of being in the Nazi concentration camp he adapted to the environment around him.
Family is always there to help us and to get us through rough times. Night by Elie Wiesel took place in 1944 and is an autobiography telling us about Elie 's time in the concentration camps. In the novel, they went to four different camps. Those camps were, Birkenau, which is the reception center for Auschwitz, then to Buna, Gleiwitz, and finally to Buchenwald where they were saved by American troops. By examining the novel Night, we can see that family is the key to survival, which is important because those who do not have family often aren 't able to survive because they don 't have someone pushing them forward and helping them in life.
Ellie Weisel is a survivor of the Holocaust, and a former prisoner of the death camp Auschwitz as well as Buchenwald. Sadly when he entered he was only fifteen years old. He endured many hardships but soldiered on that is what makes him a great man. “Neutrality helps the oppressor never the victim Silence encourages the tormentor never the tormented.” That is one of Ellie’s quotes in his speech. The message he is trying to convey is that is that sitting there and doing nothing will not help anybody except the one’s causing the violence.
In Prisoner B-3078 by Alan Gratz, Yanek is a young boy who gets captured by Nazis and brought to the holocaust. As months come he gets transported to different concentration camps daily. Yanek finds ways to survive the holocaust, using courage, determination, and being fortunate. These traits help him succeed in his main goal, survival. While in the concentration camp, Yanek takes courage when talking back to a guard.
Through character’s hope and perseverance in his memoir Night, Elie Wiesel conveys the theme that the love one holds for another is what fuels their will survive under strain. The Jews displacement by the Nazi’s downgraded them from their homes to filthy, plague-ridden, sewer like boxes of concrete that was Auschwitz. As a result of this many forgot their purpose to be alive. Wiesel shows that the need to survive those conditions was only supported by a sense of duty to one’s family to be there. When Stein says “Were it not for them, I would give up,”(45) he shows that their survival is the only thing keeping him upright.
Is it not perplexing to think about what the Holocaust was like? Elie Wiesel knows from first hand experience. He survived in a concentration camp and was freed by American troops after about a year. Wiesel recounted his experiences in his memoir Night. Students should continue to read Night because the anecdote shows what the Holocaust was like, it shows many of the historical events of World War II as they relate to the concentration camps and many important aspects of Jewish culture.
Obviously, one of the shared experiences is the book called Night by Elie Wiesel. In this book Elie speaks of his hardships and how he survived the concentration camps. Elie quickly changed into a sorrowful person, but despite that he was determined to stay alive no matter the cost. For instance, during the death
In chapter three you continue to see how Vladek uses his connections to make his imprisonment in Auschwitz easier. As Dani said Vladek is a resourceful man who is able to use everything he has and make the most out of it. He survives this way. In the beginning of the chapter they start to hear rumors about “the front” being very close signifying the end of Nazi control and freedom for the prisoners. Because of this the prisoners had to walk miles to a new camp and take a train where they were packed and if you fell you never came up.
Night by Elie Wiesel, and Anthem by Ayn Rand are seen as books based on survival. There are many similarities that they authors have in writing these books. The books allow the reader to see the struggle and pain in the characters. Night is about a young jewish boy going through the times of th Holocaust. The books shows his journey and the hardships dealing with surviving.
Elie Wiesel from Night demonstrates that everyone has bravery, faith, hope, and courage, how it is used will make an impact. Elie does this through the events that happened in Auschwitz. With pain everyone sometimes forgets to use these important traits. Wiesel first develops this theme through the travel from their homes to the small ghetto. He explained the loneliness of their homes they’ll never see again.
As fellow Jews at the camps started to give up, Elie encouraged them that there were things to live for and that they would survive the Holocaust, notwithstanding when the chances were slim. When his dad was sick, Elie cared for him such as giving him water even when he wasn’t supposed to, hoping that his father would survive. Even in the hardest conditions and labor Elie was put through, he never lost hope and kept on fighting until liberation. Wiesel also prays to God with hope that there will be a life for him, his friends, and family after the Holocaust. To conclude, Elie has proven to be mentally strong after confronted with unrealistic situations throughout the harsh era of the