Night
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Summary:
Night is about a boy named Elie and his father as his story of how he survived the Nazi concentration camps. They start out in their home town of Sighet until the Nazis come and take them to the concentration camps. They undergo horrible treatment while in the camps. They learn that they need to work together if they want to survive. Elie learns that he needs to take care of his father because he will start to depend of Elie.


Likes/Dislikes/Rating:
Overall I though this book was pretty good. There were some parts that I though were boring, but then there were also parts that kept me hooked and wanting more. I would have to give this book a 8/10


What can we learn?
We can learn that sometimes we need to rely on each other to get through our troubles. We need to work together to get through hard times.


Essential Questions:
What are some of the root causes of persecution.
Some of the root causes are the beliefs that a race or group of people are superior or inferior to the rest of the world. These people are prosecuted or prosecute the people who are not like them

What are some of current examples of persecution that take place in today's world.
A current example of prosecution would be people in the middle east being prosecuted because of their religion. The poeple there don't like that religion, so they go after everyone who is devoted to that religion.

What does Night teach us about what it means to be human.
To be human, is to be like everyone else. We have different personalities, but we are still humans. We were all created equal.



Persecution Around the World


Night Essay



Reflections on Essay:
What did I learn from this assignment?
I learned that Elie and father had a very strong relation that withheld through the struggles of the concentration camps.
This relationship went from being father-son, where Elie relied on his father, to where Elie's father relied on him.

What did I do well?
I felt I did a pretty good job at integrating the quotes, considering there were a lot of them. I like how my essay flowed, it seemed like it went smoothly from beginning, to the middle, and then to the end.

What areas could I improve on?
I probably could improve on my sentence structure, making them fit more with the rest of the sentences in the paragraph.