Unformatted text preview: of the book that Wiesel gave up on the original roles of father/son and became more of a resentful caretaker in which he eventually became very ashamed of. HE describes wanting to get rid of the dead weight of his father so that he could focus primarily on his own survival instead. He is very efficient at describing what a hard process this was for him. As well as many of the underlying themes of the book he did a very good job as vividly depicting the atrocities that occurred within the concentration camps, for example the part when he describes all of the young children being thrown in the firepit or how children don’t even mourn the loss of their parents because death has become such a routine part of everyday life. Overall I enjoyed reading Elie Wiesles book because it was an honest portrayal of human instinct and loss of innocence....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course REL 232 taught by Professor Kraus during the Spring '07 term at Wheaton MA.
- Spring '07
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