Analysis Of The Book ' The Great Gatsby ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Wiesel wrote in a lot of detail about the events that were unfolding right in front of him. He could never forget the violence because it was stuck in his mind.

Dehumanization was a huge role throughout the book in the conditions of how his story played out.

The people of Sighet were moved to Auschwitz in cattle cars. Food and water was not available and the bathroom was a bucket in the middle of the room.

Followed by the arrival at Auschwitz, Wiesel other men were forced to strip naked. Then they were dipped in a barrel of petrol and their heads were completely shaved off. They were then driven outside and they just stood there in the freezing cold until there was an order. The terrible thing was how Wiesel 's self became a number. No one in the camps called him by his real name, they called him by his tattooed number on his left arm.

They took a journey to Buchenwald while riding in a roofless cattle wagon, they had no food, no privacy, and they frozen bodies. Once in a while, a workman threw some bread in their wagon to watch them break for it. A son even killed his own father for just a piece of the bread. Wiesel realized there that all the men became violent over time. Not just because of the hunger, but because of the lack of dignity and respect as well.
This means that Eliezer had became so adapted to the idea of those running the camp would be violent, that it was expected that that was how they behaved. The only thing that he and the other men subject to this…
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