Night By Elie Wiesel Book And Book Analysis

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Summary: Night by Elie Wiesel is a horrific story based on the true events of his torturous Holocaust experiences from 1944 to 1945. He suffered greatly. This book is full of tragic and painstaking memories. Even though Wiesel describes his adversity, his brave actions still show through and that is what makes this story monumental. In 1944, the German Nazis occupied Sighet, Transylvania where they started to issue several decrees for the jews. An act of deportation was issued to remove all foreign jews--Wiesel’s teacher Moshe the Beadle was part of the deportation. Moshe the Beadle later escaped and returned to the town to tell the people what the Nazis were doing to the Jews. Nobody believed him. The Wiesel family was exterminated from…show more content…
The book takes perspective in the eyes of a Jewish prisoner and the movie is through the eyes of a young german boy, there are many ways they still relate. Each grievous story takes place during the Holocaust. With just that factor of relation, you can already predict how similar they are. A struggle with keeping faith is seen in the main character of the book and the movie. In the book, Elie Wiesel struggles to keep his faith and belief in God while he is facing death in the concentration camps. Bruno, the main character in the movie, watches a little jewish prisoner named Shmuel, struggle with faith. Shmuel struggles with faith when he gets caught stealing food and a S.S officer beats him. Common themes are discovered throughout the book and movie. They both share the theme of bravery, but in different ways. Wiesel shows bravery by surviving death marches, concentration camps, starvation, and just everyday life. Bruno shows bravery by going to visit Shmuel everyday and by breaking into the camp to help Shmuel find his father. In the end, both boys got different fates, Wiesel was freed and went on to become successful, but Bruno died in a gas chamber while performing the heroic act of trying to help Shmuel find his father. Those are the reasons why Night and The Boy in Striped Pajamas relate to each…show more content…
This event happened with no time of preparation and there was no warning...it just happened. It 's ironic how fast life can change or how much a certain event can crumble your life and the future. In the blink of an eye, my life was changed, just like Elie Wiesel 's life during the Holocaust.
October 2001 through May 2007 my life seemed to be going smoothly, with just a few bumps in the road. I was a happy child living with my father, being spoiled, and creating memories, but sometimes that 's taken away. The Wiesel family was having a splendid time, cherishing moments until Hitler took that all away from them and millions of other families. They were forced to move away home and had everything taken away, but I had a chunk ripped out me..leaving emptiness that can never be fulfilled.
My family and I received the horrible news on June 15, 2007. I felt as if I had died a little inside...it tore me apart. The Wiesel family was torn apart when they were separated by their gender. That was the last time they all saw each other. Everything in my family went down hill. My mother started using heavy drugs, I became very lonesome, my grandparents went into deep sadness, and family friends felt
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