Positive and negative themes of "night" by Elie Wiesel

In "Night" written by Elie Wiesel, themes are a focal point of the story. There are many themes throughout the story. Some are positive and some are negative. One of the positive themes shown is faith. One of the negative themes shown is death. Throughout the story, these two themes seem to show up the most.

In "Night," written by Elie Wiesel, faith is a main theme that is brought up many times. Elie Wiesel believes that his faith is worsening, but it is the one thing that will help him through the Holocaust. He still manages to pray for all the people involved. The one faith that all these prisoners had in common was Judaism. The Star of David is the symbol of Judaism. This picture depicts the Star of David and a Hanukkah lamp, which is part of Jewish tradition.
Another main theme in "Night" is death and suffering. In "Night" Elie Wiesel believes that death will soon take over him and his family. He believes that it is such a cruel punishment and shows the German's inhumanity to man. This picture depicts all of the Jews who fell victim to death due to the Holocaust.
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