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Question

What evidence from the text best represents the central point of Elie Wiesel's Nobel Prize acceptance speech?
A. I remember he asked his father."Can this be true? This is the twentieth century, not Middle Ages. Who would allow such crimes to be committed?"
B. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant.
C. And now the boy turning to me. "Tell me," he asks " what have you done with my future, what have you done with your life?"
D. And I tell him that i have tried. That I have tried to keep memory alive, that i have tried to fight those who would forget.

1 Answer

  • B. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant.

    Elie wiesels is a survivor of the holocaust that lived the terror of the WWII and his main idea on the Nobel prize acceptance speech was that when we see atrocities happen to our neighbor we have to come off our way to help him.

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