Elie Wiesel | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Samuel H. Joseloff

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of Elie Wiesel.
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Critical Essay by Samuel H. Joseloff

SOURCE: Joseloff, Samuel H. “Link and Promise: The Works of Elie Wiesel.” Southern Humanities Review 8, no. 2 (spring 1974): 163-70.

In the following essay, Joseloff traces Wiesel's literary development throughout his career.

For whoever lives through a trial, or takes part in an event that weighs on man's destiny or frees him, is duty-bound to transmit what he has seen, felt and feared. The Jew has always been obsessed by this obligation. He has always known that to live an experience or create a vision, and not transform it into link and promise, is to turn it into a gift to death.

(“To a Young Jew of Today,” One Generation After)

The year is 1944; the place is Sighet, Hungary. The Jews in this town feel secure, for with the good news from...

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