Identity In Night By Elie Wiesel

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A theme within the book Night was about identity. The main character Eliezer and the rest of his fellow prisoner were stripped of their identities. Eliezer had his head shaved, he is dressed like all the other prisoners, his faith was taken away, and his innocence was also stripped from him. When entering the camp, Eliezer were all given numbers tattooed onto the instead of names to be called by. Everybody is no longer individuals, they are all one group or just bodies. As they stay longer and longer in the camps, the prisoners began to become former shells of themselves and just had their physical presence to define them. They denied everything, not just human rights, but also their heart, soul, dignity, pride, bravery, confidence, and the

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