Eventually they stopped being seen as human, as they were prohibited to go to restaurants or cafes. When they arrived at the first camp, Elie and his family were separated. Throughout the novel, Elie tells of the extreme measures he goes through just to stay with his father. His father is the reason why Elie keeps going and has a desire to live. During the years of the holocaust, many people were surrounded by death constantly.
He and his father performed manual, hard labor. His father died after a beating in the concentration camp. The dehumanization in Night is demonstrated as the prisoners were given numbers instead of names and their families and friends were taken from them, mistreated and eventually killed In the frightening novel, Night, the Nazis separate the family of Eliezer, a practice that the Nazis used to dehumanize the Jewish people in the concentration camps. The nazis took 15 year old Elie from his mother and sisters and eventually from his father. “As for me, I was thinking not about death but about not wanting to be separated from my father.
Eliezer had a peaceful life with his family members, in 1944 Eliezer and his family were taken from their home to the Auschwitz concentration camp which results in the lost of his mother and sisters and altering his view of his religion. Eliezer had a strong devotion with his religion which gave him the courage and strength to keep hope in his situation, thought out the time Elie’s views in his religion changed as he experienced the evil brought upon himself and his family, sadly this dark presents changed his attitude towards God. In the beginning of Night, Eliezer began telling readers about his life, he was the only son in an Orthodox Jewish family that strictly adheres to Jewish tradition and law. Eliezer studies the Talmud the Jewish mystical texts of the Cabbala, with the help of Moishe the Beadle. Moishe the Beadle was a teacher of Jewish mysticism, with Moishe’s guidance.
This was until German SS troops begin to collect Jews from neighboring towns. Soon, Elie and his family are taken away from their home and to the nearest concentration camp, Auschwitz. Here Elie and his father, Shlomo, are separated from his mother and sisters. This is where they start a long road of pain. A year later, Elie and Shlomo leave Auschwitz and travel to the Buchenwald concentration.
teve Goodier once wrote, “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds.” Night by Elie Wiesel is a memoir about Elies life during The Holocaust. He was a young boy when he was taken from his home in Sighet, Transylvania and brought to concentration camps. He was separated from his mother and two sisters and was left with his father. Determined for him and his father to live, Elie faced many people who didn 't want him to keep going and others who encouraged him to keep going. All the scars that he has allow him to realize he has already came so far, so why not finish strong In Night, characters like Elie 's father had a positive effect on Elie, while others like the SS guards and prisoners who were given power were obstacles.
In The Book Thief’s case, it is the society during the German World War II. Hans Hubermann for example, had to pretend he hated the Jews when in fact, he does not. “The Jew was whipped six times… blood dripped now from his ear… then it was Papa’s turn..” (Zusak 394) Max was afraid of men standing over him all throughout his life and now, he had to leave his family behind. When he arrived at 33 Himmel Street, he was advised to stay in the basement despite the place freezing. As far as Max was concerned, Death even said, “The basement was the only place for him as far as he was concerned.” (Zusak 207) Lastly, in spite of Rudy’s young age, he was also affected by the society.
Instead, they were brought to concentration camps, the women and children were sent to gas chambers and the men and boys were sent to work. Each of these people was someone’s child, they had children and businesses. They were humans, flawed imperfect humans just like you and me. Each of their lives were destroyed. Their family member were murdered, they had every reason to lose faith and give up and maybe some of them did but some of them didn’t, they continued to pray and to believe that god would take care of them, some of them to their very last
"Religion is not man 's relationship to God, it is man 's relationship to man" (Wiesel). Eliezer Wiesel was a twelve-year-old Jewish child when his world turned upside-down after the German army invaded Hungary in the Spring of 1944. In his memoir, Night, published in 1960, Wiesel writes about the time he and his father spent in Auschwitz-Buchenwald and how this time resulted in his struggle to understand and be faithful to God. The theme of doubting Gods existence recurs throughout the memoir as Eliezer questions not only God, but himself, and his ability to stay faithful during his experiences. Growing up, Wiesel recalls that his father devoted his life to the study of the Torah while his mother and sister worked in their family store, so Eliezer 's "place was in the house of study" (Wiesel 4).
Unfortunately, he arrives in the camp just as the final group of Jewish prisoners are being sent to the gas chamber. Bruno dies along with Shmuel, with Bruno’s father arriving sadly too late to prevent the guards from dropping the Zyklon-B into the chamber. Bruno’s father is distraught and heartbroken just as the readers. (Jackson,