Book Report On Night By Elie Wiesel

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Night is the story that tells a part of Elie Wiesel’s life, the part where he and his family, along his fellow Jews were terrorized, humiliated, and dehumanized. In this novel author Elie Wiesel documented the horrible and gruesome happenings of the holocaust. It was 1944 when he and his family were taken to Auschwitz concentration camp, from there on Elie never saw his mother and sister ever again, lost his innocence. At that time all Jews were being brutalized by the Nazis, they were being treated as if they weren’t humans, as if they were animals and as if they didn’t have feelings whatsoever. The Nazis would take away their most precious belongings and separate families. They also showed no remorse whatsoever towards their actions, they didn’t care if whoever they were hurting or killing was a child or a sick person. Elie felt like there was no hope and because things weren’t becoming better he became faithless and started wandering if there really was God out there. …show more content…

When they were being sent to Auschwitz they were deprived of their basic needs and living comfort. Elie, his family, and other Jews were crammed into a cattle cart and had one window. Elie states "The Hungarian police made us climb into the cars, eighty persons in each one. They handed us some bread, a few pails of water..." (Wiesel 22). They couldn't sit down and they got little air, those near the window were lucky and could get some. He says the heat and the thirst was intolerable and the food that was left never satisfied his hunger. On top of all that they had to deal with Mrs.Schachter that just kept screaming “fire! I see a fire! I see a fire!” (Wiesel 24). I think that was very cruel to do because they are being treated like cattle by putting them in a cattle car, given little food and water, they could have dehydrated because of heat and lack of

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