Night: Dehumanization “He was so terrible that he was no longer terrible. Only dehumanized” (F. Scott Fitzgerald). Jews were treated so badly that they began to act terribly but eventually they reached the point beyond repair and it was all due to dehumanization. The Holocaust took place in WW2, it was a horrific event that killed millions of Jews. Many Jews were taken from their homes and were killed, or were treated less than animals until death of starvation or exhaustion.
Out of the two world wars, World War II is known to be the bloodiest and brutal war. The main reason this is to believed is because to the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the time period where many were persecuted for their beliefs and race. Hitler is who is to blame for the Holocaust, he is the one who organized all the horrific things done to the people who did not fall under his Master Race. Despite the many theories about the purpose of the Holocaust, the real purpose make those who weren’t members of the Master Race fear the Nazi Regime, to force them to obey the Nazi’s without question.
Ten of us would gather together and hold a special service. All of his friends would say the Kaddish…These were terrible days. We received more blows than food; we were crushed with work. And three days after he had gone, we forgot to say the Kaddish.” In this instance, Elie and his friends were forced to let go, owing their allegiances to themselves, the living, rather than the dead. Another example of abandonment presented itself when, during the train ride to Buchenwald, a man killed his own father, merely for the sake of some bread.
The Holocaust was one of the worlds most tragic incidents It killed over 6 million Jews and other people that didn’t fit in Hitler 's fantasy world.The Holocaust started in 1933 and ended in 1945 Jews were dying left and right because of what they believe in.The jews felt as if it was the end of the world for them they felt like they were never going to get out .The articles I read were very objective but 1 of them was balanced between objective and subjective that was article 1 it showed how the Holocaust was one of the worst or maybe the worst event in history but it also gave us a perspective on how the people who lived there felt and how they might of reacted. The text that I read was pretty balanced between objectivity and subjectivity
Families were stripped from their homes with nearly all of their possessions removed from them.After first entering the gates they weren't even allowed the cloths off their backs.Elie Wiesel introduces the theme of Dehumanization in the holocaust by reckoning event of his past life throughout the novel. Dehumanization is just one of the many acts committed by Germany that makes the holocaust one of if not the biggest crime against humanity of all time. One way the Germans were able
A Russian novelist, Fyodor Dostoevski, once said:“There is only one thing that I dread; not to be worthy of my suffering” (Frankl). Suffering opens opportunities to achieve something great, ultimately adding meaning to one’s life. But if one doesn’t take that opportunity, he or she will miss out the chance to do something great and will not deem worthy of their suffering. Night by Elizer Wiesel is a historical fiction book about his experience through many different German concentration camps as a Jewish Romanian during the Holocaust. Elie loses his family, suffered through considerable hardship, and lived through the worst time in humanity.
In the past, innocent people got persecuted by the hands of other individuals because of hatred. These terrible actions started because of the pure hatred, lack of knowledge, and people didn’t fight back. Since, this happened people have lost their lives for example 9/11, Pearl Harbor, and shooting that is going on. “If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate”. Nazi ideology started Propaganda causing discrimination and hate which justified genocide, which led 6.3 millions Jews killed.
To emphasize on the statements above the Holocaust caused approximately 6 million deaths of innocent Jews and other “unsatisfactory” members of society including the handicapped and gypsies. In the upcoming paragraphs I plan to highlight the detrimental effects of the “Final Solution” had on the majority of the Jewish Population and the heinous crimes that were directly targeted towards the Jews who were unfortunate enough to be placed in the Nazi work/ death camps.
He still tried and tried until it was finally published. This book shows how the Holocaust should be taught and not be forgotten, due to it being a prime example of human impureness. Humans learn off trial and error, how the Jewish population was affected, decrease in moral, and the unsettled tension are prime examples of such mistakes. The Jewish population was in jeopardy, therefore other races in the world are at risk of genocide as well and must take this event as a warning of what could happen. In the Auschwitz concentration camp, there was a room filled with shoes.
Tatiana Pawlichka testified to the United States Ukraine Famine Commission remembering when she saw “All the train stations were overflowing with starving, dying people” (document B). She saw people living in toxic conditions. The government indirectly killed people through their intended food shortages. And, the government killed people when the people disobeyed these laws by sneaking food found in the field.. The UN’s definition