Dramatic Change In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Character traits shapes how everyone expresses their feelings and simultaneously build up great values within people who makes effort. However, a crisis may crush their identity instantly. Countless tremendous changes might occur during the process. For example, the loss of control over oneself might hurt someone. During the stage of crisis, human beings tend to rely on trustworthy people or else they are clueless on what to do. On the other side, the ones who are getting leaned upon, they will eventually feel the pressure which results in making the wrong choices. Crisis does not bring out the best in people, on the contrary it dehumanizes certain individuals and creates an illusion on having a negative perspective.
Accordingly, in Night by Elie Wiesel, everything that builds up till the first night in the concentration camp breaks him down piece by piece. When his dad is knocked unconscious in front of him, Elie describes his changes as, “his father had just been struck, before his very eyes, and he had not flickered an eyelid” (Wiesel 48). Elie’s dramatic change and the fear of standing up for his father makes him realize how selfish he had become. With the passing days in the concentration camp, Elie also notices how much his life changed him into a monster. He explains, “What is more, any anger
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