`` Night `` : The Nazi Ss And The Gestapo Committed Mental, Physical, And Social Brutality

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Ellie Wiesel is considered to be one of the most prominent Jewish authors during the World War II era. Wiesel, through-out his life, has written many books portraying the vast accounts of social injustice the Jews experienced during the War. Wiesel’s critically acclaimed “Night” tells of these atrocities first hand and what he witness at a very young age. Ellie Wiesel is known for his striking imagery and colorful use of words to display the brutally of the Nazi regime in 1940s Europe. Across his many books, the underlining theme is straight and to the point; the Jews were systemically hunted down and their linage almost destroyed just for their beliefs and way of life. Wiesel, is one of the few who survived not one but three concentrations camps. “Night” is his account of the time he and his family were taken to Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Buna. There were many different ways shown in “Night” on how the Nazi SS and the Gestapo committed mental, physical, and social brutality towards not only the Jews but anyone deemed unworthy of a pure blooded race. In Ellie Wiesel’s “Night” the Jewish population in Europe experienced gross acts of social injustice through robbery, silencing, relocation, trial without representation, slave labor, and genocide. A key theme in the beginning of “Night” is many of the Jewish families in Transylvania were blind for a period of time to what was happening to the rest of the Jews through-out Europe. In the beginning of “Night” a homeless man by…

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