The Decline of Elie Wiesel's Fatih as Illustrated in his narrative NIGHT

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Why? Why me? Why this? Why have you let this happen? Why? These are the questions that every person has asked of God at some devastating point in their life. They are the same questions that young Elie Wiesel asked throughout his months in concentration camps. His narration of his life during the holocaust, in Night, depicts a young boy, condemned by his faith, in a continuous struggle to live, as well as a continuous …

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…for medical research, and so on (Friedman). Elie Wiesel spent one year of his life in concentration camps, bearing witness to and barely escaping these atrocities. It is no wonder that he questioned his faith and continuously struggled with his beliefs. Fifty years later he is a living testament of the holocaust, and still searches for answers. “He seeks light out, won’t stop until he finds it, and that’s what sustains him (Schleir).”