Night by Elie Wiesel is a story based on his personal experiences during the holocaust controlled by the Nazi army in the concentration camps. Towards the end of 1941 all the Jewish people were taken away from their homes by the Nazi army. When they arrived in Auschwitz they Nazi army separated families by their strength, weakness, and gender. All the men and the women were separated. Then the weak and old ones were separated from the young and strong.
Imagine being freezing cold, tortured, and famished while undergoing excruciating labor and struggling to stay alive. (Levi, Primo. Survival in Auschwitz.) Primo Levi survived the Holocaust as a prisoner in one of the concentration camps. Levi’s survival in Auschwitz which directed him toward his outstanding career as a chemist, compelled him to write numerous, informational books about the Holocaust, and led him to commit suicide at the age of sixty-seven.
His belief was off and on through out the book. At one point he will be all out for his religion, but at other times he barley follows it at all. “I looked at our house, where I had spent so many years in search for my God,”(28) this was right before they were getting ready to be deported. After he got to the concentration camp, he got a sense of disbelief. From seeing and smelling all of the burning flesh of people.
Night a modern day Book of Job In Night, the author Eli Wiesel shares his most personal memories of the Holocaust. Where he experienced directly and during which he lost all of his family and many friends. The occurrence of incomparable evil perpetrated by the Germans against the Jews ruined Eli’s hopefulness and his belief in the natural goodness of human beings. Although he could have held on to that view throughout the remainder of his life, Night ultimately shows how Wiesel was eventually able to restore hope and optimism and belief in others and to live with the enormous burden of pain that he carries. Many of the memoirs of the Holocaust such as have this same tone throughout them.
____ 1 __________ __________ English 13 May 2014 Courage and survival Arek Hersh was a concentration camp survivor he was born in Poland and his father was a boot maker for the army. Jews in Poland were bothered with anti-Semitism; this was after the ‘polenkation’ of 1938 when Germany forced many polish Jews citizens across the border. September 1st of 1939 the Germany army attacked Poland. Arek’s family had to leave there home town and live in Lodz. In 1940 the Jews who lived in Lodz had to start wearing the Star of David on their clothes and were forced into a ghetto, where food was controlled and people lived in tight conditions.
The Book Night begins in Transylvania, a small town in Sighet, now Romania. It is about the Holocaust time when the Nazis targeted the Gypsies, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the disabled for persecution. Anyone that resisted the Nazi’s was sent to forced labor or murdered. The Nazi’s killed approximately two thirds of all Jews living in Europe; one point one million was estimated to be children. Night occurs in the 1940’s, when Adolf Hitler began to invade Hungry and slowly takes over the town Sighet.
In October, Gerda’s brother Arthur, was forced to leave with a Nazi and all of the other young men in town. Gerda never sees him again, but she got letters from him throughout alot of the war. The situation becomes more and more severe for the Jews, as the Aryan neighbors take advantage of the situation by
When he returns, he tells the villagers about how he has miraculously escaped from his torturers. He also tells them shocking stories about the atrocities committed against the Jews by Hitler’s regime. When Elie and the other villagers do not believe his stories, thinking he has gone mad, Moshe weeps and tells his story again. As time passes, the Nazis treat the Jews worse and worse. First they shift the Jewish people to live in ghettos; then they arrest them and transport them to Birkenau, the reception center that leads to Auschwitz.
Part I Introduction: The book Night by Ellie Wiesel is about the Holocaust during World War II. Wiesel was only 15 when the Nazis, and the Hungarian police invaded his neighborhood, and expelled the Jews. After being moved from town to town, Wiesel and his family are taken to Auschwitz. His mother, and two sisters are immediately taken away to the crematorium, while he and his father are taken to work. They survive on soup, and bread.
Night, by Elie Wiesel, is an autobiographical book about the survival of a young Jew that is living in the times of the horrifying Holocaust. The characters face terrifying accounts that takes place at the concentration camp, Auschwitz. Wiesel writes of his battle for survival and the utmost degradation of the human race. What he sees and experiences as a young boy shapes his outlook on the world entirely. The story is powerful and affecting through the negligence of the Nazis.