Dehumanize The Jews In Night By Elie Wiesel

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How did the Germans dehumanize the Jews? This book is about how the Germans took control over the Jews during world war two. They took the Jews from their hometown and took them to concentration camps and took control over them. In Elie Wiesel’s Night , the German Army dehumanizes Elie Wiesel and the Jewish prisoners by depriving them of physiological needs, safety needs, need for love.
The Nazi army dehumanized the Jewish people by depriving them of physiological needs. They deprived them from food. They barely gave them any food for the day Ellie says “We didn't know what to do. Tired of huddling on the ground, in hope of finding something, a piece of bread, perhaps, that a civilian might have forgotten there” (56). By barley feeding the Jews the Natzi Army succeeded in making their prisoners physically weak. The Jews had poor protection from all of the things in the world. They didn’t have the best roof so they started leaking they had rough non sturdy walls. There is nothing they can do about it because, nobody will listen. “Those who kept silent yesterday will remain silent tomorrow.” This is saying these Jews are to afraid to stand up for
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“It all belonged to everyone since it no longer belonged to anyone.” This is saying that no matter what you do it’s controlled by the Nazi’s not the Jews. They are separating the jews from their families so they aren’t able to get stronger and escape. This is them saying they are in charge. The Jews are not able to have the same acceptance and friendship that others can have. “In this place, there is no such thing as father, brother, friend. Each of us lives and dies alone.” They don’t have anyone but himself. No friends that aren’t Jews what if one of them dies Jews are constantly dying every day. By depriving the Jews of all of these things it makes them depressed and upset so they don’t care what

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