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Essay | "night" No Man Is an Island Unto Himself

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"night" No Man Is an Island Unto Himself

Summary: Elie Wiesel's powerful story Night tells of pain and suffering experienced by a young Jewish boy during the Holocaust. The story befits John Donne's famous quote, "No man is an island . . . Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never seek to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee," in that the sharing of a common culture and the subsequent feeling of belonging helped the prisoners to survive the horror of the concentration camps.
Night by Elie Wiesel is an autobiographical novel about a young boy's experience during

the Holocaust. The following quote: "No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of

the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well

as if a promontory were... Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and

therefore never seek to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." by John Donne applies to

the book. This sense that everyone is a part of the whole is reflected in Night, in the following

ways: the sense of belonging together, their common religious beliefs, and unity among the Jewish

people. All of these show how no man is in fact an island, and that...

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