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Religiously he tends to ask God why all these diversities befell him. Mentally, Ellie watched his father die and was separated from all the female members of his family. Upon looking at the mirror, Elie’s eyes revealed a person that was transformed into a broken person. From his inception at the camp he was a young, religious and loving boy, but when he left the camp he was totally broken. It is from this point that his view on the world had changed completely.
In order to have an insight of how Elie’s views of the world changed, two significant aspects will be looked at, that is, religion and mental/emotional aspects. To start with Elie states that: “Never shall I forget the moments that murdered both my God and soul and turned all my dreams to dust (p.32).” This description of Elie regarding his religion is as a result of the difficulties he and the Jews faced in the camp. Elie’s faith undergoes a crisis because of how he watched his own father and others undergo a torturers death as well as the deplorable living conditions he was subjected to. It is at this point that Elie underwent a major change as he tried to reconcile all the difficulties he and others were facing together with the beliefs he had been taught about God. He does not deny God, but he chooses not to remain silence regarding why God left all these difficulties face them. Elie thus changes his perception that God is merciful and just and he comes to a conclusion that he will not just sit there and wait for his death. From the beginning of his experience, Elie was a religious person, but in this new world all the aspects and teaching of religion became meaningless for he had lost his faith.
With regards to mental/emotional aspect, Elie also tends to change his view of the world considerably. He thought of the things that he would never do and the circumstances that have made him to be repulsive in this context. For instance, Elie states: “I gave him some of my
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Eliezer had no intentions to change his plans of rebellion because he had already started losing faith in God. The book is Elie’s memoir in which he explained his transformation from a devout Jewish boy into a different man who questioned God about his “absolute justice”.
Personally for Wiesel, death threatens to overpower him at every moment between those years (1941—1945).A strong element of doubt creeps into Elie Wiesel’s mind, how God deals with humankind in such an atrocious style.
Through Eliezer, he relates his story although there were minor differences. Example, Wiesel was wounded on his knee and Eliezer was wounded on his foot. He created these slight variations to establish a distinction between him and his character.
Those who survived to record these experiences are both lucky and unlucky. They are unlucky in that they had to continue to live the rest of their lives with tormenting memories and unanswered questions about human nature and God.
The author is a holocaust survivor, author, and scholar. Wiesel got born in Sighet, Transylvania, in the year 1928 (Marion & Wiesel, 2012). The author was 15years of age when he together with his family got deported to Auschwitz and separated.
His recruiter and friend, Gad, states: "Don't torture yourself, Elisha, this is war." (147). In yet another instance we witness another such statement. However, this time it is being told to Gad. Gad is feeling sorrow over the loss f his dear friend David ben Moche.
ews, they were arrested in 1944 and kept captive in a place Elie describes as the “ghetto.” Soon after their arrest, Elie and his family were transported to the concentration camp in Birkenau where he and his father were separated from his mother and sister—males were
Tragic and emotional, magically realistic and unbelievably painful, Night tells a story of personal evolution and the triumph of personal control over the circumstances of life. In Elie Wiesel’s Night, the character of Eliezer passes a long and thorny way
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