Themes In Night Elie Wiesel

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“ You don 't need religion to have morals. If you can 't determine right from wrong, then you lack empathy not religion.”- unknown. Night by Elie Wiesel, during World War II, in Germany and Poland, Jewish people taken to concentration camps and forced to do labor. They were tortured and murdered even children.His book Night Elie Wiesel explore several themes of the Holocaust including dehumanization loss of Rights and lots of Hope. The Jews have lost their rights by having to give up their things to being told how to live their lives and even losing themselves. The Jews had to hand over all their valuables to the authorities. This happened when the Germans first came, this was just the beginning of taking everything from them. “ everything had to be handed over to the authorities, under penalty of death.”(Wiesel 11) when the Germans came they ordered all the Jews to hand over all their gold and other valuable things. They couldn 't go to the synagogue, cafes, restaurants they couldn 't even leave after 6. They were moved into the ghettos, where they were starved. When they 're being separated the Jews were packed into train cars with little food and water. They had no bathroom so that use the corners to do their business. “ forbidden to go outside, people relieve themselves in a corner.”(Wiesel 22) the Jews lost their “names”, they were given new names that were tattoo to them. “ the three veteran prisoners, needles in hand, tattooed numbers on our left arms. I became a

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