Night Themes

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Evil has a tendency to deceive and seduce individuals by giving power over others that they would not normally experience. Hitler seemed to promise everything to a German people who had lost their identity and purpose after World War I, but many could not discern that he had a hideous, hidden agenda. Hitler’s Third Reich implemented propaganda, fear and violence as weapons in order to gain complete control over supporters.

The reader discovers the Jews of Sighet thought their role would be to support the German war machine, by providing housing to their officers. They assumed the war would provide nothing more than a minor inconvenience to their daily routine. They soon learned they would experience gross brutality at the hands of Germans, who had been convinced they were the master race and had greater rights than ‘inferior’ races.

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