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Examples Of Dehumanization In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Dehumanization during the Holocaust was the most condemnable factor as to how such cruel and inhumane acts could be brushed off as mere orders, brothers and sisters became feral towards one another, and how one’s body can become so isolated from the mind. It is difficult to imagine such horrid ideas as reality, much less as history, but Elie Wiesel describes all of these gruesome acts in Night, his autobiographical account of his experience during the Holocaust. The genocide of six million human beings is far from rational, and it seems like only monsters could be capable of such an act. The Nazi’s—however dificult it is to admit—are not monsters, but people, and a person can not kill one another with good conscience. In Night, one of Ellie’s
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