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God is good and he is everywhere so that must mean the world is good This was the belief of Elie Weisel in his narrative memoir Night Elie grows up having a strong faithful relationship with God and this relationship began to deteriorate while he was in concentration camp This slip of faith is shown by his hopeless thoughts dramatic metaphors and symbolism while he forgoes daily life in the camp seeing the cruel things human beings can do to one anotherElie was always curious about his religion even as a young child His father would not take him to school so he learned from the Moshe the Beadle who was known as the crazy beggar in their town Moshe taught Elie everything he knew Elie is asked why he prays he responds Why did I pray Why did I live Why did I breathe 4 Elie couldnt imagine life without his religion He was a devout member of his jewish faith As the holocaust marched on Elies faith begins to waiver When the other prisoners came together to pray for Rosh Hashanah Elie objected Why but why would I bless Him Every fiber in me rebelled 67 He was tired of Gods silence and was frustrated with God for not helping He couldnt believe that His might created factories of death As the days went on his faith in God decreased Elie says Yes man is stronger greater than GodYou have betrayed man allowing them to be tortured slaughtered gassed and burned and what does man do They pray before You They praise Your name 67-68 Elie here is showing even when God betrays man man still praises Him and that makes them stronger than GodAs the days go on it gets harder to live Elie is transported to Buna and there he sees three prisoners being hangedThe two adults died instantly but the child was still alive suffering His death was slow A
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