Death of Night

Death of Night

In 1933, the Jewish population of Europe stood at over nine million. Most European Jews lived in countries that Nazi Germany would occupy or influence during World War II. By 1945, the Germans and their collaborators killed nearly two out of every three European Jews as part of the Final Solution , the Nazi policy to murder the Jews of Europe. In Night by Elie Wiesel, death was something that he was afraid of. Death affects him by discovered and seeing what happened in the concentration camp.

Elie is scared and nervous about what will happen to him. He saw kids being thrown into the fire, and how the Nazis were going to take everything away from him. In this harsh ...

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everything would be okay. Elie's father is struggling for survival. He is becoming weak, old, tired, and knew that he wasn't going to make it to the end. He no longer had hope in surviving, and in result he was ready to give up and die. He had lost the strength to have hope in a dark and terrible experience like the Holocaust. The days were like nights, and the nights left the dregs of their darkness in their souls. Night is thus a metaphor for the way the soul was submerged in suffering, hopelessness, death, darkness of the soul, and loss of faith.

Seeing and being around death, Elie learned how painful to lose someone who special to him. Wiesel was the only one who got out of the camp alive, he will never shall forget what have happened in the concentration ...

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Added: 5/20/2017 01:05:00 PM
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