It also allows one to evaluate how a person, who loved his God so much that he would weep without knowing why, could turn his back on his God. Even though during this time there was little food, they still maintained religious practices such as fasting.
It also allows one to evaluate how a person, who loved his God so much that he would weep without knowing why, could turn his back on his God. Even though during this time there was little food, they still maintained religious practices such as fasting.Elie and his family had deep religious convictions.
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Night1Night by Elie Wiesel is a compelling story of one boys survival of the Holocaust.
People like Elie Wiesel have shared their experiences with us. All of a sudden he was not allowed to worship in public. Families still continued to meet in houses to worship.
This allows any person who reads this book to experience the horror through words. Then life became a little rougher and the Jews were moved out of their homes.
Wiesel's belief in God is torn away from him by the cruelty of the Nazis and his experiences at the concentration camps.
As a result of Wiesel's degrading faith, Wies...
Includes an excerpt from Night by Elie Wiesel, ten text-dependent questions, one optional writing prompt, and explanatory information for teachers regarding alignment to the CCSS.
Note: Although Night is a true story, the author was masterful with the use of literary elements worthy of study; therefore, the text has been designated as literature for the purposes of this mini-assessment.
"The opening suggests that Wiesel wants us [the readers] to read the story in the light of this picture of Eliezer as a religious seeker" (Estess, "Journey" 2).
Wiesel starts his book in this manner to prove how important God is, and show how improbable it is for him to lose his faith.