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Night by Mind Map: Night

1. Section 1

1.1. Denial

1.1.1. "They know it had all been buried and that they will have to dig to find it; so much easier when the owners are on vacation..." 1

1.1.2. "Yes, we even doubted his resolve to exterminate us." 1

1.2. Helping Others

1.2.1. "we were destined for the last convoy, and so we helped as the best we could" 1

1.2.1.1. ELLIE WAS MORE LIKELY TO HELP SOMEONE HE KNEW BECAUSE HE WAS SURROUNDED BY THEM SINCE HE WAS BORN

2. Section 2

2.1. Dominance/ Religion

2.1.1. "Anyone who still owns gold, silver, or watches must hand them over now. Anyone who will be found to have kept any of these will be shot on the spot." 2

2.1.1.1. Different religion, connects to Period 1

3. Section 3

3.1. Helping others

3.1.1. When the inmate told Elie and his father what age they were. 3

3.1.2. "He began to talk to us and, despite our weariness, we listened attentively." (entire bottom of page 41) 3

3.1.3. "Take car of your son. He is very weak.. And he himself was so thin, so withered, so weak... " 3

3.1.3.1. CHARACTERS THROUGHOUT THE STORY ARE ADVISING EACH OTHER THE APPROPRIATE WAYS TO HELP ONE ANOTHER

3.2. "My soul had been invaded-and devoured- by a black flame." 3

4. Section 4

4.1. Helping others

4.1.1. "Bite your lips, little brother... Don't cry..." 4

4.1.1.1. THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN THROUGH THE SAME SITUATIONS BEFORE OFTEN SHARE WORDS OF ADVICE TO BENEFIT OTHERS

4.2. Bystanders

4.2.1. "The thousands of people who died daily in Auschwitz and Birkenau... no longer troubled me. But this boy, leaning against his gallows upset me deeply."

5. Section 5

5.1. Religion

5.2. Helping others

5.2.1. "I felt sick at heart. How kindly they treated me." 5

5.2.1.1. THOSE WHO PRACTICE THE SAME RELIGION HAVE AN ALTERED VIEW OF BEING A VICTIM WITH THE SAME RELIGION

6. Section 6

6.1. Bystanders

6.1.1. "They had to shoot anyone who could not sustain the pace." 6

6.1.1.1. OTHERS DO NOT HELP IF THERE IS GUARANTEED DISCIPLINE FOR THEIR ACTIONS

6.1.2. "Come, my son, come... Get up." 6

6.1.2.1. CLOSE FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE REASON TO FIGHT FOR EACH OTHER"S SURVIVAL

6.1.3. "One died because one had to. No point in making any trouble." 6

6.1.3.1. THE GREATER THE NUMBER OF DEATHS, THE LESS REMORSE FOR EACH DEATH.

6.1.3.1.1. After a horrible lifestyle, Ellie becomes accumulated to seeing others struggle.

6.1.4. When the Rabis son abandoned him

6.1.4.1. THE MORE SEVERE THE SITUATION< THE LESS GUILT IS CONSIDERED

7. Section 8

7.1. Helping Others

7.1.1. "Father! Get up! Right now! You will kill yourself..."

7.1.1.1. EVEN THOUGH ELLIE WAS WEAK HIMSELF, STILL FELT OBLIGATED TO HELP HIS FATHER PRIOR TO BE BEING TOLD NOT TO

7.2. Guilt

7.2.1. "But my heart was heavy. I was aware that I was doing it grudgingly. 8

7.3. "In this place, every man for himself, you cannot think of others. Not even your father." 8

8. How is guilt a major factor in the bystander effect?

9. Why are people less likely to help someone who is a different race/ religion?

10. Under what conditions are people more likely to feel responsible for helping others?

11. Why do some people stand by during times of injustice while others help?