Night by Elie Wiesel What was my reaction to Elie Wiesel’s book ‘Night’? The only way Ican express my reaction is disbelief. I could not believe how much pain was inflicted on the Jews. I could not believe how the world stood by as this extermination happened. I especially could not believe how Elie Wiesel survived to tell this tragic story. I suppose I would have had to be a Jew during the time of the holocaust to know what actually went on.
From what I have read, I can say that I am glad to have not even been alive during this time. It seemed horrible and unbearable. The fact that Elie Wiesel survived through all this terror is beyond my imagination. While reading the book I felt great pity on the Jews. I almost could not bear to finish reading the it. It told of a side to the holocaust that In ever even knew existed.
All the detailed descriptions of the beatings and circumstances they went through was unbelievable. This book was very informative. The way Wiesel remembered all the dates and other important events amazed me. He captured the true horror of the holocaust. Every page gave deeper and more horrifying details of this extermination of the Jews. In my opinion, it could not have been written any better.
What was my reaction to this book? Disbelief. I truly could not understand this extermination unless I was there. It showed me a new degree of inhumanity. Furthermore, even though I am not jewish, I have obtained a new hatred toward the nazis due to this book..
The Nazis caused more destruction than just killing innocent Jews, they destroyed their peace, God, and humanity. Elie Wiesel’s Night, illustrates that by telling his experience in the concentration camps. Elie begins to question his strong feelings for God. He is left only with is memory of having privacy and peace as he did in Sighet. Elie loses his respect of being treated as a human rather ...