The Movie ' Night ' And ' Boys Don 't Cry '

1637 WordsJun 17, 20157 Pages
The novel “Night” by Elie Wiesel is a book that can be compared to many media or textual forms, such as novel, short stories, comics, etc., but the most suitable comparative media form was a 'film '. The film is a visual presentation of fictional or nonfictional story that gets the audiences a sense of the emotional trauma. The film, which complemented “Night” by Elie Wiesel by the similarity of themes, but a totally different plot was the film titled, “Boys Don 't Cry” Directed by: Kimberly Peirce. Both the book and Film have the great essence of to begin with, Dehumanization- human tend to physically, emotionally or sexually torture another human being, followed by, the instinctual struggle to survive- how people have overcome many hurdles of life to get a point or “SURVIVAL”, and finally, Denial of self- when one try to deny deny or restrain their personality or they lost their own identity. Therefore, it can be very well agreed to the fact that both the book “Night,” and the FILM, “Boys Don 't Cry” share a similar trauma which detriment the human behavior. To begin with, ‘Night’ and ‘Boys Don’t Cry” share theme of dehumanization in many ways. At night, Violence is key term or the most of the book contains this. For example, publicly threatening people to maintain control. For instance, members of the resistance in the concentration camps are public and gruesomely hanged as a warning to the upcoming consequences.The application of different type violence from the nazis

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