Lost Faith In Humanity Analysis

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Lost Faith in Humanity The authors of Night, Elie Weisel, and Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne Wakatsuki, both lost a lot of their faith in humanity, but because of certain experiences, it seems that Elie lost the most hope in the human race. Elie lost his mother, father, and sisters to the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz. Whereas, Jeanne did not have to go through the death of any of her family due to the internment camp, so she was not as traumatized by her unfair treatment. Because of Elie’s loss of family members, he had lost more faith in humanity. Elie also saw more horrific things done to others by Nazis that he had questioned the kindness in all people. Jeanne witnessed more of social injustice and was just extremely disappointed in her country, but she really did not see anything that would lead her to believe that all people have a monster inside them.
Between the experiences of both Elie and Jeanne, it seems that Elie had lost the most belief in humanity, because of the great amount of oppression that he faced from the Axis powers in Germany. “Suddenly the evidence
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Elie lost his entire family to the Nazis, and Jeanne did not, she kept every one of her many family members. Jeanne was not beat or starved at any point in time, however, Elie was fasted and terribly beaten by the Nazis in Auschwitz, this lead to him realizing how monstrous a person can really be. Elie constantly told himself that he has no reason to live anymore, just showing that he had given up on the world. Jeanne never pondered her life no longer be worth living. Elie Weisel, author of Night, and Jeanne Wakatsuki, author of Farewell to Manzanar, each experienced their own amount of lost of faith in humanity, but it seems that Elie had loss the most hope in human moral
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