Night Essay

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In reading, Night by Elie Wiesel and A Man's Search For Meaning by , many stories of the torturous life in the concentration camps during the second world war. In each book, the reader gets a different point of view from each book because in Night, you get to read about a teenager's view and in the book, A Man's Search For Meaning, you get to read about a middle aged man's view. In the book, Night, Elie, his family and his community go through a system of indoctrination which in each step it makes you seem less and less of a human. The first step is that the Hungarian police made all the Jewish people wear yellow stars, so they could be picked out easily. The next step is that all the Jewish people had to get rid of all their valuable …show more content…
The next step is that all the people had to get tattooed and the tattoo was that of a number and that number now replaced your name. Then after that the sent you into room and they gave you the same clothes. After that moment you definitely lost your individuality because you looked like everyone else and everything about you has been taken away so you start to think that you a just one of a million. These ideas are taken from pages 8 to 39 in the book, Night.

The concentration camps seemed to bring out the worst in people because what happen was that all the people there reverted to animals and they only thought on their minds was me. Most of them wanted to survive as an individual rather than helping out and surviving as a group. One example of this is when the relationship the young and old is not that good. The young felt like the old was hindrance to there survival because they had to worry about themselves and it was more work and stress if they had to worry about someone else. One example of this is when Idek, the little Jewish boy, began to beat Elie's father because Idek felt that Elie's father was not working to his potential and that could get Idek in trouble. If Idek let Elie's father slack off, then he would get in trouble because all the work has not been done and when you get in trouble it usually means a beating and or death.

This can be seen on page 52 of Night.The issue of primary

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