Dehumanism In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Despite all the signs, the Jews did not believe the warnings from the Germans in the book Night by author Elie Wiesel. Eliezer and family struggles through starvation, abuse, destruction of his faith in God, and dehumanization of humanity over the course of the book. What seems horrific to people now, became the normal for Jewish people. Society has not changed much over the decades. Everyone is trying to become their own kind of “normal” in multiple ways. For instance religion, and the way of life but in reality underneath we are all the same. The Jews missed the obvious signs of the Germans. From being forced to wear yellow stars, to the rumors going on around the street. Elitzers father is a very important man in the Jewish community so he got informed of the Germans coming into Sighet. The officers were to kick the Jews out of their homes and force them to live in so called “ghettos.” While being forced to leave everything behind, Elitzer said “My father was crying. It was the first time I saw him cry. I had never thought it possible. As for my mother, she was walking, her face a mask, without a word, deep in thought. I looked at my little sister, Tzipora, her Moore 2 blond hair neatly combed, her red coat over her arm: a little girl of seven. On her back a bag too heavy for her. She was clenching her teeth; she already knew it was useless to complain. Here and there, the police were lashing out with their clubs. "Faster!" I had no strength left. The journey had just

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