What are two or three examples of a good thesis statement for the novel Night?

One example of a good thesis statement for the novel Night would be that enduring ongoing cruelty can make people feel hopeless, can cause them to inflict cruelty on others, and can make them question their religion. This type of construction establishes the key topics for three body paragraphs which will follow, which students often find helpful as they organize their support.

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A thesis statement introduces the topic of the essay and gives the reader an idea of the supporting argument to prove the thesis. Essentially, the thesis statement is intended to summarize what the paper says. The book Night by author Elie Wiesel recounts his time confined to the death camps, specifically Auschwitz, in Nazi-controlled Poland during World War II. There are many possible thesis statements to use, given how Wiesel explores his emotions during this period and the terrible things that happened to him and to other inmates in the camp. The thesis statement depends on the direction that you want to take your essay because there are many topics to explore in Night.

One possible topic could be the cruelty that was carried out and inflicted on other human beings by the Nazis. There are many examples of this cruelty in the book to support an essay on the topic. You could outline unspeakable acts of cruelty and question how people could behave the way the Nazis did. The thesis statement...

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