Levi's Memoir: Summary

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Levi memoir used many figures of speech on the memoir function.In the early chapters, he often reflects the events that he told through his memoir,"Dawn came on us like a betrayer; it seemed as though the new sun rose as an ally of our enemies to assist in our destruction. The different emotions that overcame us, of resignation, of futile rebellion, of religious abandon, of fear, of despair"(16). He reflects dawn to be an enemy as they continue to survive and be a man. Their emotions seem to define them on their identity not being taken away and not even by the dawn with personification characteristics. To be a man was to be able to resist this anything as a threat to taking away the identity of a man. Also, Levi uses anthropomorphism and extended

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