Keeping Faith - Night by Elie Wiesel
sun. That is what many of those he encountered did once they got over the initial anger. Night shows the tragedy of the Holocaust through the use literary devices, including the themes of loss of faith and cruelty toward other human beings, night as a symbol of suffering and fear, and the use of first person narrative. With that said it broadens the idea of faith. The Holocaust is one of the most horrific events in the history of mankind, consisting of the genocide of Jews, homosexuals, gypsies, mentally handicapped and many others during World War. The Eternal, Lord of the Universe, the All-Powerful and Terrible, was silent.
To expect answers is a mistake, as Wiesel learned from the Wandering Jew, who told him, When will you understand that you are living and searching in error, because God means movement and not explanation.' ( Legends, 93) That is his final discovery. Describe Moshe the Beadle. But their elders reminded them, You must never lose faith, even when the sword hangs over your head. They pray before You! The midrash contains a troubling legend along these same lines. ( Legends, 183) The answers to be explored are numerous. Lets go back to Matthew 13 when Jesus tells the parable comparing heaven to a grain of mustard seed and how it grows to become a tree to hold the birds of the air. Faith up in the dictionary it states the definition as "belief in something for which there is no proof and complete trust." Although, everyone's definition may be worded differently than what is says in the dictionary, it all ties in with the word Belief.
They were willing to accept all the pain and suffering that had been heaped on them and their families and friends, and forgive God; for He, hopefully, knows what He is doing. Brown writes that Wiesel's works show how after the Holocaust any eds a new starting point from which to retell the tale and keep the story alive.' ( Brown, throwback this Throwback That 161) Rebbe Pinchas had done his reevaluation, and offered to help others by telling them what. Brown, 142) The denial of God would make all the questioning pointless, as there would be no reason to expect any reasonable answer. What was the public reaction to Moshes story? We must accept it with our eyes and minds wide open. "Why do you cry when you pray?" he asked, as though he knew me well. tags: nazi, concentration camp. The suffering and death at these and other concentration camps were greater than any before endured. Some of the men spoke of God: His mysterious ways, the sins of the Jewish people, and the redemption to come.
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