Night By Elie Wiesel

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The Holocaust was a terrible point in history during World War 2. The story, Night by Elie Wiesel, explains in detail what life was like in a ghetto and concentration camp during the Holocaust.This story on based on his real life. He is sent to a concentration camp where he spends the rest of the war trying to both care for his father and survive.Elie Wiesel shows that in times of hardship people can change and overcome the hardship.

Later the fear turns to anger. for example “For the first time, I felt a revolt inside me” Elie is quoted showing his anger against god “As I swallowed my bowl of soup, I saw in the gesture an act of rebellion and protest against him (god).” This was a hatred toward god after the feelings that consumed his faith. He felt that god failed him after he could have stopped the Nazis from rising.
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His thoughts of death are revealed when he said,“If that is so, I don’t want to wait here. I’m going to run to the electric wire. That would be better than slow agony in the flames.” He means that he would rather take his own life than allow the Nazis kill him in satisfaction. Another example is “Death wrapped itself around me till I stifled. It stuck to me. I felt I could touch it. The idea of dying no longer being, began to fascinate me.” Elie would rather take his life and not let the Nazis kill him like other people around him. By dying he escapes cruelty and torture. He welcomes death rather having the fear of