Research Paper On The Human Soul
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Night by Elie Wiesel
A 5 page analysis of Wiesel account of life in a Nazi concentration camp. In Night, author Elie Wiesel not only provides readers with a riveting, if horrific, tale of life in a Nazi concentration, but he also provides an inspiring tale that demonstrates the tenacity of human spirit and the wonderful capacity of the human soul to preserver. No additional sources cited.
Education, Knowledge, the Human Soul, and Plato's 'Allegory of the Cave'
A 5 page essay that relates and analyzes the allegory of the cave that Plato relates in Book 7 of his Republic. The purpose of the narrative is to illustrate the effect that education, and specifically knowledge of philosophy, has upon the human soul. Essentially, the allegory of the cave posits that the enlightenment bestowed by philosophical education moves the cognitive powers of the individual from darkness into light, opening up a whole new world in which the individual is prepared to recognize what Plato deems to be the true nature of reality. No additional sources cited.
Comparison of Elie Wiesel's Night and Albert Camus's The Plague
A 7 page analysis of The Plague by Albert Camus and Night by Elie Wiesel. At first glance, these two works appear to be very dissimilar; however, the writer argues that they actually have quite a few points in common. Wiesel's book concerns the Holocaust and Camus' work appear to be about a plague hitting the French town of Oran. However, Camus' work is intended to be read as an allegory and this story, also, deals with the ravages committed against the human soul by Nazism. No additional sources cited.