Elie Wiesel's "Night" and Primo Levi's "Survival In Auschwitz"
This paper reviews two Holocaust books describing personal experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II: "Night" by Elie Wiesel and "Survival in Auschwitz" by Primo Levi.
# 17422 | 2,025 words | 2 sources | 1982 |
Published on Feb 09, 2003 in Literature (World) , Religion and Theology (Judaism) , History (European - World Wars)
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From the Paper:"This report reviews two books describing personal experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II: Night, by Elie Wiesel, and Survival in Auschwitz, by Primo Levi. Both books convey similar horror stories about the Holocaust. The stories of the two men will be compared, and the styles and treatment of the subject will be contrasted.
Wiesel's account of experiences in Auschwitz and Buchenwald and a few points in between projects a family focus. His youth was undoubtedly a factor in his perspective: he was only twelve when Jews in his Hungarian town of Sighet were initially rounded up for slaughter, and only fourteen when he and his family were shipped to Auschwitz. Wiesel recalls the attitudes of the townspeople when the first stories of mass genocide reached their ears -- overwhelmingly, the stories were met with disbelief and ... "
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