Why Is Compassion Important In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Compassion is needed in situations of hard times, which is why the novel Night shows a great importance of compassion because showing kindness in the smallest way can make a big difference. To begin, Elie showed compassion towards his father. For instance, Elie stayed alive, and didn’t give into the beatings, he gave up most of his rations of food and always made sure his father came before himself. If Elie were to just give up, and go on being like the rest of the father and sons in the novel, his father would see no purpose to staying alive. Next, one of the Polish guards tell the Jews, “hell doesn’t last forever.” Furthermore, the guard tells them to stick together because it will help for what’s to come. Elie takes the advice in, and
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