Elie Wiesel’s Break of Silence

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One of the most dreadful events in the history of mankind: the Holocaust during World War II. The holocaust was a genocide of Jews, homosexuals, mentally handicapped, and crippled,. Where did you get this information? The holocaust killed more than six million Jews alone. Elie Wiesel is a Jew who went through the terror of the holocaust and its concentration camp. He tells his story in his book Night. Night reveals how Wiesel lost his family, faith, and innocence to the evil of mankind during the holocaust. Wiesel believes it is important for people today to read this book because they need to be shown how important it is not to keep silent and let something like the holocaust happen again. Thesis was a bit wordy. Elie has some of the most marvelous figurative language throughout the novel, starting off with some metaphors. Elie and the rest of the block are running to a peculiar concentration camp, with no rest Elie starts having speculation of what will happened if he stops running. “ A great ideal wave of men came rolling onward and would have crushed me like an ant” (87). No analysis How does this relate to the author’s purpose? The next phase awkward phrase is about when there was two cauldrons of soup in the middle of the road with no one to guard it. “Two lambs with hundreds of wolves lying in the wait for them. Two lambs without a shepherd, free for the taking. But who would dare?” (59) DOn’t quote drop. What is the significance of the quote? How does this relate back to the author’s purpose? Hae you ever been so mad at someone that everytime you talk to them you questioned them with anger or say their name with a raucous tone? Well, Elie has when the block started praying, Elie started thinking why would he pray for someone that cause thousands of children to burn in His mass graves. “Why, but why would I bless Him? Every fiber in my rebelled.” (67)

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