在伊利·威塞尔之夜，图像被用来展示犹太人被纳粹的非人化的犹太人发展思路“适者生存”，并作为埃利泽失去表达情感的能力。威塞尔使用犹太人的心态‘适者生存’的形象，以显示谁是被迫忍受集中营奸诈条件犹太人的非人性化。被奴役的犹太人经历非人道待遇的最恶劣形式。被推到超出其应对饥饿压迫，寒冷，疾病，疲劳，和残酷的能力，犹太人失去了理智和道德。因此，威塞尔指犹太人，“在他们的眼里动物仇恨猎物的野兽;一个非凡的生命力已经夺取他们，锐化他们的牙齿和指甲。男子扑到了彼此的顶部，踩对方，相互撕咬（第95页老书）”。犹太人的道德和品格的这种改变只能被记入，他们收到的非人性化，而不是他们的精神的弱点。饿了抓人对食物的羊群代表自私，动物等，它们取代了正常的人类行为优胜劣汰的心态生存。纳粹故意不提供犹太人有足够的规定，因此，犹太人被还原表现得像个野兽。 The Jews, who once resolved that the only way to survive was to help one another, have since resolved that it is every-man-for-himself. Their wish to fulfill the needs that had been deprived from them is so strong, that they are even willing to go as far as to fight one another, to the death, for a small ration of bread. This selfish attitude of the Jews is even reflected by their young when their “sons abandoned their father’s remains without a tear.” (Pg. 87 old book) Rabbi Eliahou's son feels that his father is growing weak. Therefore, he believes that the end is near for his father and he wants to...