In Ellen Fine's Book, "Legacy of Night: The Literary universe of Elie Wiesel." She analyzes Wiesel's book, "Night," as well as his other work. In this essay I will discuss how Fine's Definition of a witness pertains to Elie Wiesel. "The witness can be defined as the person who sees or kows by his or her presence and perception; and the one who testifies in words and deeds" (Fine 2). Fine also talks about bearing witness, "
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is filled with many of Wiesel's dynamic characters. "In Wiesel's novels there is a general progression from witnessing to bearing witness. The survivor-protagonist, whose voice has been silenced by nocturnal flames, struggles to express himself and to recover the faculty of speech" (Fine 3).
"Person who sees or know by his or her presence and perception; and the one who testifies in words and deeds," (Fine 2). That is a good description of Elie Wiesel, a witness.