Elie Wiesel's "Night"
This paper examines Elie Wiesel's "Night", a work about Nazi concentration camp horrors, and compares it to other books on Holocaust.
# 21540 | 1,350 words | 6 sources | 1994 |
Published on Feb 27, 2003 in Religion and Theology (Judaism) , English (Comparison) , History (European - World Wars)
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From the Paper:"Elie Wiesel, in Night, his story of his experiences in a Nazi concentration camp, paints a picture of such horror that he ends his book seeing himself as a living corpse. The thesis of this study is that Wiesel's book only tells part of the story of the death camp survivors. Other sources will show the rest of the story. In fact, Wiesel himself has become a spokesperson for survivors and has shown that there is, indeed, life after the death camps.
Wiesel was a teenager in the Nazi death camps. He was in several of the camps, lost his family, and finally was rescued by Allied soldiers. Even after being rescued, Wiesel almost died after being accidentally poisoned by bad food: I was transferred to the hospital and spent two weeks between life and death. One day I was able to get up, ... "
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