Dehumanizing Elements In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Weimin Deng
What was intent of writing Night
The emotional intent of Night was to emphasized the dehumanizing impact Holocaust inflicted upon survivors through the lens of father and son relationship. Although the survivors are deemed as victims, Ellie suggested the survivors victimizes other by maintaining their life through the death of others. This concept is seen clearer by first analyzing the breakage of one’s familial bond and describe the evil of the Holocaust.
Idealistically, familial bonds are supposed to be one of strongest bonds to exist. Betrayal of your own mother or father will never make any moral sense. Nonetheless in chapter 6, Ellie witnessed Rabbi’s son abandoned his own father, and another son who would kill his own
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