Violence In Elie Wiesel's Night

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In the book Night the author Elie Wiesel wrote about his life as a child. Chapters five through nine have a huge impact on the book. Elie Wiesel talks about how he was treated also how others were treated. The Jews had to face harsh conditions and some bad labor. The Jews also did not get a lot of rations of food. They did not have many clothes to keep themselves warm in the winter. The book night has evidence of two important types of violence both killing members of the group and deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring out its physical destruction in whole or part. Night uses killing members of the group to prove types of genocide happened. This type of violence describes when the Germans or SS officers would kill the…show more content…
Also since they had smaller rations it not only affected them but the group. The second example is when at least a hundred Jews were forced into cattle cars (97). This proves my point by saying the group was inflicted by shoving a hundred Jews into a cattle car that is not meant for people. Though they could fit that many people because they were so skinny and tiny there was a lot of room. With these examples you can conclude that deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life to bring out its physical destruction in whole or part to prove it occurred and is a type of violence that characterized genocide. In Night two important types of genocide occurred first is killing members of the group the second is deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring out its physical destruction in whole or part. These two examples affected the Jews. They both have something in common; they both are causing harm to the Jews. They show how the Germans treated them and how unfair it was. No one deserves this no matter what you
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