Homework, was due 3/9, but if you didn't do it please bring it in for 3/16:
Pick two questions to answer. Thoughtful answers please!
1. What events can suddenly change the course of a person's lift?
2. In the camps, Wiesel must struggle to stay alive and to remain human. In your opinion, how well does he succeed with his struggles?
3. Given their life or death situation, do you believe Wiesel's attitude toward his father was understandable? Explain your reactions.
4. Wiesel believes that remembering the Holocaust will help to ensure that this type of atrocity does not occur in the future. Do you think learning about historical events can guide people to behave differently? Explain.
5. Why does suffering so often lead to a loss of faith? Why does suffering sometimes lead to an increase in faith?
6. Elie Wiesel won the Nobel Peace Prize in 19866 for championing of human rights around the world. How might his advocacy for human rights have grown out of his Holocaust experiences? What are the positive lessons of the Holocaust that Wiesel hints at in "Night"?