From then on, I had no other name.” (Wiesel, 42) The many people dwelling in the work camp become so fixated on survival and when they would receive their next meal, that they lose their former qualities and morals. Wiesel writes of the appearances of the Jews around him in the camp. He explains how different they appear physically. In addition, he also explains how their mentality has altered. They are constantly fixated exclusively on their next meal, or food in general.
Punishments such as being wiped or starved were part of the harsh conditions they had to face. Nazi treated these real people as if they weren't even alive. Wiping them ad beating them as if their lives didn't even matter. “So he beat me, what can I tell you? Only thank God, Anja didn't get also such a beating, she wouldn't live” (Spiegelman 57).
Dimmesdale is the minister of the Puritans which devours him alive because of the shame and guilt of his true identity as Pearl’s father. He is so ruined that his health becomes putrid and he begins to decay in a sense. Hawthorne describes his looks, “...the health of Mr. Dimmesdale had evidently begun to fail…the paleness of the young minister’s cheek was accounted for...his form grew emaciated… his hand over his heart, with first a flush and then a paleness, indicative of pain” (92 Hawthorne). The reverend decays more and more as the guilt of his true identity lingers in his heart. Chillingworth, mostly referred as ‘The Leech’, is in a similar situation where identity tests his well being.
What do you think is the reason what makes those Jews treat other humans so inhumanity? In the book Night by Elie Wiesel, the Nazis treat those Jews so badly in many ways. Therefore, the Jews lose their faith as they want to survive in the camp due to the bad situation in the camp, and they were treated as subhuman which means they don’t need to be civilized anymore. First of all, the Jews act so inhumanity with others because they wanted to survive in the camp. A father and a son both die because they are fighting for a piece of bread in order to survive.
Isn’t there something in that?” (Huxley, 239). The tone becomes darker and darker to which the reader feels there is a breaking point. John ends up killing himself after he kills Lenina in a rage of frustration. His failure to find a place shows the reader the faults in utopia. Huxley uses John as a metaphor for the human spirit.
Elie lost track of time and woke up and reflected on how the camp changed him. Elie says to himself, “My soul had been invaded- and devoured- by a black flame” (Wiesel 37). In this excerpt, Elie doesn’t think he is innocent anymore. He feels that the things that he had seen had changed him and made him lose faith. He realized that he is no longer religious to Judaism.
Similar to Paul, Nick is put in a situation where he must temporarily suspend his moral principle and act by instinct. Afterwards, “the boy’s death haunts [Nick]” (Wood). Both Paul and Nick suffer the moral confusion and guilt associated with killing. They were put in a situation which is
Some people had excruciating “medical” experiments carried out on them. The stories of what happened in the Auschwitz camps are very saddening. The liberation of the camps were just as bad. People were put on trains and they froze or starved to death. All this happened because Adolf Hitler decided to blame the loss of a war on people who really had no part of it.