By Elie Wiesel
How did camp life change the prisoners as a person? A family? And relationships with other human beings?
- Many people had to change or adjust who they were to survive camp life
- Along the way though, some lost their humanity
- Once your humanity is gone you really lose sight on anybody but yourselves making it hard to have a relationship with anybody. You no longer have family or someone you care about.
Identify at least three themes in the novel.
- Three themes in the book were Humanity, Death, and Survival
- Many people had to be mentally strong through it all or else their humanity could vanish
- Death was all around the Jews and it soon became where Death was normal for them
- You had to survive while in camp because if you didn't then chances were you would die
This is where SS officers loaded Jews onto Cattle Cars
Many mothers and children were killed first
Families were torn apart
Jews had to dig their own graves
What does this novel reveal about you as a human being?
- This novel makes me realize how blessed I truly am
- It makes me want to be a better person and dedicate myself to helping others
- By reading this story is shows me how strong a human mind, body, and soul can be but also how cruel others can be
- Life is very short so it would be wise to live it to the fullest