Incident Of The Crematorium In Night By Elie Wiesel

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“I was nothing but a body. Perhaps even less: a famished stomach. The stomach alone was measuring time.”(ch.4 pg.52) At the end of Elie Wiesel’s story Night I felt heavy-hearted for the way the Jews were treated. There were several events in this story that made me feel this way.

One event that occurred was when the Jews arrived in Birkenau. Here the main character Eliezer Wiesel witnessed babies and young children being thrown into the crematorium. The crematorium was a very large fire that babies,children, and sick people were tossed for not being able to work at the concentration camps. Also in Birkenau the Jews were forced to be forced into showers, shave heads. and to get tattoo’s on their hands. The tattoo’s were like a inmates
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