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What Is Night Dehumanization

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The story Night written by Elie Wiesel, is a testimony to his life, others lives’, and a time in history that should never be forgotten. In this essay I will address the topic of dehumanization and how it played a part in the Holocaust. Dehumanization is the process Hitler used to eliminate the Jews. The concept behind this was to reduced the Jews to nothing more that property and slaves. The ultimate goal was to wipe out the entire Jewish culture and have nothing remaining of the culture.
One example of dehumanization is selection. Selection happened once and awhile in the concentration camps. Selection was meant to get rid of Jews but also to pick out the unhealthy and unfit Jews. The Jewish people were treated like property, they were all
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