Dehumanization In The Book Night By Elie Wiesel

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The book Night by Elie Wiesel is about his journey through the ghettos and concentration camps of the Jewish Holocaust. It is regarding what he saw and can’t unsee, his friends, his family, and what all of the other Jews went through. Through the course of the book Night, Elie, his family, and the rest of the Jewish nation experienced an inhumane and unrealistic lifestyle, implemented by the Nazi party, that eventually led to their complete dehumanization.

The change was gradual, it all began with a star. Elie Wiesel said, “A new decree: every Jew had to wear the yellow star.” (11) This yellow star was to be worn at all times, on the left side of your chest. It pointed you out from everyone else, not just another human, but a Jew. This was