This paper presents an in-depth study of the works of Elie Wiesel, novels of the Nazi death camps: Existentialism, Jewishness, God-people relationship, war and semi-autobiographical aspects.
# 17449 | 3,375 words | 5 sources | 1983 |
Published on Feb 10, 2003 in Literature (World) , Religion and Theology (Judaism) , History (European - World Wars)
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From the Paper:"The purpose of this research paper is to present an in-depth study of the works of Elie Wiesel. Wiesel's canon includes several novels which have been hailed as an extraordinary journey into the depths of the experience of man, a writer who is concerned with the universal questions of life and death, and of God and man. In his fiction, which is all of it more or less autobiographical, Wiesel challenges the reader to come with him on an epic journey which is both devastating and profound. His own miraculous survival of the death camps in World War II and his vision make his issues similar to those voiced in the Book of Job. Why is it, he asks, that man suffers? This research paper will examine several of Wiesel's novels, using the Book of Job for comparison, and will thus explore the levels of hope and despair which are continually brought to the readers' attention ... "
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