POWER VS THE PEOPLE

made to show the struggle between man & the power of the gov

will power of individuals were taken, and broken.

“ Where is God now? And I heard a voice within me answer him: “ Where is he? Here he is - He is hanging here on this gallow…” (Wiesel 48).

The Nazi's liked to show how powerful they were by making the Jews feel vulnerable.

“ Strip! Fast! Los! Keep only belts and shoes in hands…” (Wiesel 24).

This was a disgusting dehumaninizing way of taking peoples last hope, last power.

Did the surviving Jews ever gain back their power of humanity?

Yes, according to Night by Wiesel, “ our first act as free man was to throw ourselves onto the provisions" (Wiesel 83)