Faith in Night.docx - 24 October 2016 Faith in Night We strive for faith whether in our family or in God In his Night Elie Wiesel expands on this idea

Faith in Night.docx - 24 October 2016 Faith in Night We...

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24 October 2016 Faith in Night We strive for faith whether in our family or in God. In his Night , Elie Wiesel expands on this idea using specific instances from the plot to prove his point that faith is crucial in times of extreme hardship. Wiesel first develops his theme of faith when we are introduced to Moche the Beadle. Moche states “Man raises himself toward God” This shows that Moche believes if man raises himself to ask God questions, he will answer. Had He not felt this way, he would not have inspired Elie about their faith and how crucial it is to their existence, thus proving Wiesel’s point that faith is crucial during times of hardship. Wiesel further develops his theme of faith when Akiba Drumer exclaims about how he believes God is testing them. Akiba says that all the relentless punishment they receive means that he “Loves us all the more”. Had Akiba not announced how crucial
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