Elie Wiesel Essay | Horrors Change Wiesel's Views in "Night"

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Horrors Change Wiesel's Views in "Night"

Summary: In the autobiography "Night," Elie Wiesel's experience during the Holocaust changes his view on God, mankind and himself. Through his gruesome challenges faced in the concentration camps, he because a angry man who finds peace in the end.
The way in which one believes, sees oneself, and sees humanity is determined by the experiences in one's life. The experiences in one's life define them as the person that they are, whether they are calm or traumatized is all determined by the events of their life. The extent of horror that Wiesel endures and witnesses during his experience in the Holocaust, as described in Night by Elie Wiesel forever changes his views of God, Man, and himself.

Throughout Wiesel's odyssey he abides horrible events that make him question God but he never truly loses his faith. Moshe the Beadle states that "Man raises himself towards God by the questions he asks him." (Page 2) In the eyes of Moshe and Wiesel the way to get closer to God is not by knowing everything but by questioning. Though it sometimes seems that questioning God helps...

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