Examples Of Dehumanization In The Book Night

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Dehumanizing the Jews

There are many survivors that would describe their experience in camps as hell. They were treated quite badly. In the book Elie says that he no longer felt human, he meant that his dignity and sense of humanity had been stripped from him and things such as barbaric behavior, lack of clothing, and severe punishments caused this. Weisel was in a time where people weren’t themselves anymore, they were brainwashed servants. The Jews turned into scavenging animals… In the book a son kills his father over a piece of bread. This is eye opening to Elie because it was as if the young man was possessed by a beast. The frail guy suddenly attacked and Elie knew then that this man’s morals and ethics vanished long ago. In the

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