Night By Elie Wiesel: Character Analysis

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“What had happen to me? My father had just been struck in front of me, and I had not even blinked”(39). Inhumanity has led to people becoming afraid of the gards when there being struck. In the book Night by Elie Wiesel, two themes for inhumanity are stronger relationships, and weaker relationships. One theme in Night inhumanity can sometimes bring people closer together. For instance, when Elie was outside, there was no one garding the ghettos so “Maria, our former maid, came to see us. Sobbing, she begged us to come with her to her village where she had prepared a safe shelter. My father woulden’t hear of it. He told me and my big sister, if you wish to go there, I shall stay here with your mother and the little one…. Naturally, we refused …show more content…
Inaddion, Elie was frushtrated he said “What’s more, if I feel anger at the moment, it was not directed to the kapo but at my father. Why coulden’t he have avoided Idek’s wrath”(54). Therefore, this quote supports my answer because inhumanity has caused Elie to change and has made him mad at his father and it’s tering them apart. That was the first time Elie ever getting mad at his father. This shows my theme because Elie’s and his father’s is growing weaker because Elie is growing anger at his father. Furthermore, Elie was watching a boy killing his father for bread, his father was yelling “Meir, my little Meir! Don’t you recognize me…. You’re killing your father…. I have bread…. For you too…. For you too”(101). This quote supports my answer because inhumanity has brought this family to kill each other for survival. They don’t care if they are family or a friend, all they want is to live. This quote shows my theme because the son diden’t care that he was killing his own father he was just hungry and hunger broke their family apart, and one of them ended up dead. Inhumanity can sometimes break families apart but can also bring them together, but when families are broken apart it almost always never ends