Examples Of Humanity In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Despite some people being in such drastic situations, they still show humanity in their actions. In the book “night” by Ellie Weisel. It talks about his life during the holocaust and what he had to go through while they put him in a concentration camp. Many of the inmates that Elie Wiesel was in camp with had shown humanity in their own ways and actions, despite being in such dangerous situations. And many of those actions could have impacted their survival.

We see an example of this when Ellie, his father, and other groups of people had first come to the concentration camp. A former inmate of the camp had unbeknown to them. He had saved Ellie's and his father's life without them knowing. As if they had used their actual age, then they wouldn't …show more content…

Another inmate appeared, unleashing a stream of invectives:'' we see this on chapter 2 page 30 (pdf). Although the inmate had been in camp longer than Élie and his father and has gone through horrible conditions,conditions, he still shows humanity to the incoming inmates by helping them out, by telling them to lie about their age so that they cancan pass the first …show more content…

But Ellie couldn't tell the poor man the truth, so he had lied to him about giving him the false sense of hope that later turns on to humanity. This could be seen in “NIGHT” by Elie Wiesel, and it states, “"The only thing that keeps me alive," he kept saying, "is to know that Reizel and the little ones are still alive. Were it not for them, I would give up." One evening, he came to see us, his face radiant. "Transport just arrived from Antwerp. I shall go to see them tomorrow. Surely they will have n e w s ... "He left. We never saw him again. They had given him the news. The real news.” We see this on chapter page 45 (pdf). Although Ellie had given the man false hope, that hope was the only thing he was holding on to and knowing that they were safe relieved him, although he should've started caring about his own

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