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    Danielle Mageno Ms. Lemau’u English 10 22 May 2014 Dehumanization in Night "I was a body. Perhaps less than that even: a starved stomach. The stomach alone was aware of the passage of time.”(Wiesel chapter 4). Eliezer Wiesel is a twelve year old jewish boy living in Sighet around 1944. During this time, he witnessed the horrible and gruesome events of the Holocaust. In this state, he went through hell, experiencing things that changed him as a person. As Eliezer’s story goes on, it only gets more

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    The Night Walk

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    home, checking pockets for possessions, collecting coats, saying goodbye to one another. The barricade of hugs and handshakes stopped her from reaching the door. However, when guests reminded each other of the time, they huddled by the door as the night reached its closure. People slowly started to leave, exchanging goodbyes with the host as they left. When few people remained, she noticed that other guests had either brought cars of their own, or arranged lifts home. Staring into the darkness of

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    Ghetto In Night

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    The Novel Night by Elie Wiesel is an intrinsic, mind-altering legacy of words shared with the world by a survivor of the Holocaust, himself. Growing up, Elie’s jubilant mind was like a clean slate, pure and content with his life in Sighet, Transylvania, but not for long. In 1941, Elie was acquainted with Moishe, a passionate Kabbalist, and sage. Elie treated him as a mentor or religious instructor. Trauma consumed him at the age of 14 though as Jews of Sighet were abducted by Hitler and taken to

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    Screams in the Night

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    Midnight was fast approaching, and as the city around me resonated with the traffic and flow of night life, heavy winter raindrops trickled against the streets. I wandered aimlessly, lost and uncertain of how I got here. Without warning a wave of bodies crashed behind me. A seething mass of noise and movement engulfed me, and just as quickly ceased. Looking towards the departing throng, I could make out the figures of young teenage boys and girls with their ravaging, hungry hearts. Suddenly I felt

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    Night and Day

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    There are many physical and obvious differences between day and night, however there are many subtle differences in human behavior in the day as compared to in the night. People’s behavior differs during the day and night primarily because of fear, lack of scrutiny and judgment, and liberation from obligations. In the daytime, the sun illuminates the world, drawing everything into plain sight; in the nighttime however, the moon provides only a faint glow, allowing the world to be obscured and thrust

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    In the memoir Night, the narrator Wiesel recounts a moment when he witnesses the most horrific actions done by men,”I pinched myself : Was I still alive ? Was I awake ? How was it possible that men, women, and children were being burned and that the world kept silent “ (Wiesel 32). Wiesel was thinking and questioning about his existence. While also caring for his father because that's all he has left. It's even more important because, what Wiesel experiences in camps has been near death and fight

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    Night Reflection Essay

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    “A traumatic experience robs you of your identity,” says Doctor Bill, an author and business entrepreneur. In the book “Night” written by Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, Elie describes his life during the traumatic event. Elie was taken from his home in Sighet, Transylvania in 1944 to be put into a concentration camp. He was only 15 at this time. Throughout the book, you can clearly see how Elie’s identity is altered in many ways, for worse as well as better, as more and more terrible things occur

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    Why is this night different from all other nights? My sister Sarah is lighting the candles, and her hands tremble when she turns to cover her face ina gesture of piety. I am thirteen years old, and we are gathered at my house for the Passover seder ("order" in Hebrew) and my whole family is here: mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and two cousins. Did I say my whole family is here? That is not entirely correct: my father is absent. My parents split five years ago, and he doesn't celebrate holidays

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    Boogie Nights

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    Boogie Nights Boogie Nights is a film that aptly embodies the extravagant decadence of morals during the disco era, while also creating empathy for the debauched innocents who find themselves caught up in a lifestyle of hard-core sex, drugs and rock and roll. Sadly, while attempting to replace the loving family relationships they are lacking and in their search for self worth, these characters pay the highest price for fame. The film deftly takes the viewer to the seedy underside of the pornography

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    Hot Import Nights

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    spent cleaning, waxing, and prepping for a show quality finish. Hot Import Nights (HIN) is the largest car meet in the United States. Its flashy set-up and eye catching themes keep car enthusiasts craving for more all year long. This show is mainly for the younger group because they are the biggest spenders of products to modify their automobiles. Many would be disappointed if this ever ended. I support Hot Import Nights one-hundred percent because of the activities and product it brings to so many

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