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  • Example Elies Father
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    During extreme times a person can survive. One could look at NIGHT by Elie Wiesel. We can see many different people in the book fighting to survive. By examining Elie and his father one can see details of people fighting to survive. The book NIGHT shows that a person can survive extreme conditions. For example Elie ran 42 miles in one night without stopping. This shows one can push themselves just with the thought of living, even most athletes would have trouble running this far. This also shows...
  • Night By Elie Wiesel
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    Elie Wiesel's Night Eliezer Wiesel was one of the few Jews that escaped Hitler's evil hand during World War II. There are only a handful of novels that accurately depict the fate of those persecuted, and Night should be at the top of this list. Regarded by many as the memoir of the terror to read, teachers spanning the globe have presented this book to their students. The systematic extermination of the Jewish people all over Europe was unknown until after the war, and even then the horror could...
  • One Night Elie
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    Jon Cannon Period 1 Section 1 Elie tells of his hometown, Sighet, and of Moshe the Beadle. He tells of his family and his three sisters, Hilda, B'ea, and the baby of the family, Tzipora. Elie is taught the cabala by Moshe the Beadle. Moshe is taken away and sees an entire train of people murdered by the Gestapo. He returns to Sighet and tries to warn them, but no one believes his story. The Nazis come and take over Sighet. Elie is moved to a ghetto, along with all the other Jews in Sighet. They ...
  • Chapter 2 Elie And His Family
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    Night Chapter 1 Elie describes the events that are occurring around him and his profession. The Jews from the town of Sight are relocated (against there will) to the Jewish ghettos. Elie had to leave all of his belongings and possessions behind. They were transported from their desired residence to the ghettos by cattle trains. Elie must have felt helpless, sad, and angry that everything that he and his family had worked for was being taken away. He as well felt this way because he could not do ...
  • Elie Wiesel
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    Nobody wants to read such a morbid book as Night. There isn't anybody (other than the Nazis and Neo-Nazis) who enjoys reading about things like the tortures, the starvation, and the beatings that people went through in the concentration camps. Night is a horrible tale of murder and of man's inhumanity towards man. We must, however, read these kinds of books regardless. It is an indefinitely depressing subject, but because of its truthfulness and genuine historic value, it is a story that we must...
  • Elie's Father
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    The most devastating choice made in Night was the decision not to flee Sighet. They had the chance but Elie's father did not want to take the chance of nothing bad happening and, he was to old and did not want to begin a new life. He thought that nothing would or could happen. They all did not believe Moshe the Beadle, when he told them of what happened. He said Germans were killing inhumanly and indiscriminately, but no one believed him, and if they did, they denied it so they wouldn t need to ...
  • Elie And His Father
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    This is a story of how a young boy and his family lived through the holocaust. It begins in a town called Transylvania. The young boy was Eliezer Weise l, one of four children and the only son. Elie was very spiritual, in which he wanted to find a master in Sighet to instruct him in the Zohar (the cabalistic books, the secrets of Jewish mysticism). Moshe the Beadle was a poor man of the town that lived humbly. He was the one that would begin teaching Elie the Zohar. But one day, Moshe the Beadle...
  • Effects Throughout Elie's Novel
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    Summary: Night by Elie Wiesel Wiesel's Night is about what the Holocaust did, not just to the Jews, but by extension, to humanity. People all over the world were devastated by this atrocious act, and there are still people today who haven't overcome the effects. One of the many horrible acts that stands out occurs at the end of the war, when Elie and the rest of the camp of Buna are being forced to transfer to Gleiwitz. This transfer is a long and tiring journey for all who are involved. The wea...
  • Next Day Elie And His Father
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    Elie Wiesel The book Night opens in the town of Signet where Elie Wiesel, the author, was born. He lived his child hood in the Signet, Transylvania. He had three sisters Hilda, Bea, and Tzipora. His father was an honored member of the Jewish community. He was a cultured man concerned about his community yet, he was not an emotional man. His parents were owners of a shop and his two oldest sisters worked for his parents. Elie was a school boy and interested in studying the Zohar "the cabalistic b...
  • Elie And His Father
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    Book Report - Night Elie We iselIn the book Night, Elie Wiesel, the Author, and his family go through a system of horrible "Concentration camps", or labor camps, where they were killed. It all starts when the police make all the Jews stars of David "For their 'safety'". Then, all of their valuables are taken. After that, they all have to move to ghettos. There were two ghettos, a large and a small, in different parts of town, and in different shapes. Elie and his family had to go to the big one....
  • Father Son Relationship
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    There are many themes in the novel Night, by Elie Wiesel; some of these include loss of faith, father-son relationships, food and hunger, and disbelief. One of the most interesting theme is the father-son relationship. This theme can be seen throughout the novel with many fathers and sons. Elie has a very strong relationship with his father. His main reason for not giving up in the camps is so his father is not alone. Some kinship's are not like Elies and his fathers. One son purposely loses his...
  • Elie's Respect For His Father
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    Night Night is based on a true story and describes the real life conditions of the Nazi concentration camps. The author, Elie Wiesel, describes his dreadful experiences he had in the concentration camps. The story begins with Elie talking about his old tutor Moshe the Beadle. He is very close to him and talks to him often. When he needed advice he would go to Moshe. One day Hungarian police arrested Moshe along with other foreigners and took them away on cattle cars. When Moshe returns he tells ...
  • Night The Book Night By Elie Wiesel
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    Night The book Night, by Elie Wiesel, is an autobiography about his experiences during the Holocaust. The story takes place in the 1940's. The main characters are Elie and his father. Other characters are Elie's mother and sister. In the beginning of the book, trouble is starting around the town in which Elie lived. Eventually German soldiers come into his town. At first, they did not seem so bad. The Kahn's, a family who lived across the street from Elie, were housing a German soldier. The Kahn...
  • Elie And His Father
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    Night by Elie Weise l To suffer, as defined in the dictionary, means to undergo or feel pain or great distress. Another way to say it is to sustain injury, disadvantage, or loss. And yet another way to define suffering is to say to endure or be afflicted with something temporary or chronically. If they wereto ask Elie Wiesel what his definition of suffering was, he would have a lot to say and what he told them would be more horrible than their wildest dreams. It is hard to relate to something of...
  • Elie's Father
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    Why did Elie let it happen? What could Elie really have done as an alternative to save his father from dying? He could not have helped his father from being beaten up by the SS guards but he did try to help him from being attacked by his own men in his sleeping barracks. Elie really wanted his father to live. Elie does everything possible to help his father unless it would do harm to himself. Elie could not have helped his father from being beaten by the SS guards because on Page 284 in the Nove...
  • Good Advice And Elie Wiesel
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    The advice the young polish prisoner gave seemed to be very sound advice. He told them that they needed to remember they were all in it together, and that they had to help each other out when they could. He also told them not to loss hope, they needed to have the faith to keep going everyday. This advice is good because as long as they still care for each other then when they are released they will still have their humanity. Also by helping each other they made the work easier for everyone. He t...
  • Causes To Motivation Of Elie
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    Motivation is the condition of providing something as need, belief, or desire that induces a character to act. In the historical fiction Night, by Elie Wiesel, action and setting contribute significantly to the motivation of the central protagonist, Elie. The overall effect of motivation presents the characters as retrogressing to savage-like behaviors. Motivation undoubtedly portrays a vital role in Elie's demeanor. Many times, actions of others influence the aspirations of the main character. ...
  • Elie's Concentration Camp
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    The Holocaust was a catastrophic, cataclysmic event in history that took place over 55 years ago, but why is it still so important to us today? One of the many reasons it is still widely discussed today, is because of the many rights it violated for the Jews as human beings. The main goal of the holocaust was for Nazis to try and kill every Jewish person alive in Europe. Many Nazi leaders tried their hardest do to this, and went unpunished for their actions. All of this tragedy and calamity star...
  • Elie Experiences In Nazi's Camps
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    'Night' by Elie Wiesel is his personal account of his experiences in Nazi controlled concentration camps. The memoir begins towards the end of 1941 and records his experiences of the inconceivable horrors committed by the Nazi's during World War II. The war had been raging for two years and was about to enter Sighet. The Germans believed in the Aryan race and attempted to commit genocide on the 'lesser' races, particularly Jews. Through the brutality witnessed, acts of selfishness, the death of ...
  • Survival For Elie
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    The book Night, by Elie Wiesel, is a powerful documentary of his experience in the holocaust and the lasting effects that it had on him. Throughout his story, he speaks of many stirring events that lead one to better understand the value of life and freedom. He also uses examples to demonstrate how important one's family is, and lastly the struggles of human survival. He takes you on a journey through hardships and small triumphs, and leaves you with a better understanding of his life. The most ...

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