Theme Of Dehumanization In The Book Night

320 Words2 Pages
In the book Night, by Elie Wiesel, there are many scenes that display the horrifying nature of the death camps in Germany that Jews were sent in. These terrifying scenes further explored the themes that lay hidden in this puzzle of a book. One such scene is when Elie’s father was ambushed by the leader of the group Idek for being in his way. Furthermore, his father lay there, taking the beating and being used as an example for the inmates. However, the key idea that is being displayed is the dehumanization that was shown. As his father was experiencing excruciating pain, Elie did nothing but watch, perhaps showing a little bit of anger towards his father for being in the way. Dehumanization is not an easy topic to discuss, but it happens
Open Document