Summary Of ' Night Double Entry Journal '

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Ms. Williams
9-2-14
English 11 Honors – 4
Night Double Entry Journal
I. Write one important quote from each chapter with the page number and explain its significance to the plot of the novel. Think about why that quote was particularly significant within the plot and to the main characters.
Text from Night My Response/Analysis
Chapter 1:

”As far as I’m concerned, this whole business of deportation is nothing but a big farce. Don’t laugh. They just want to steal our valuables and jewelry. They know that it has all been buried and that they will have to dig to find it; so much easier to do when the owners are on vacation …" On vacation!
This kind of talk that nobody believed helped pass the time. The few days we spent here went by pleasantly enough, in relative calm. People rather got along. There no longer was any distinction between rich and poor, notables and the others; we were all people condemned to the same fate—still unknown. (21) Chapter 2:

A few more days and all of us would have started to scream. But we were pulling into a station. Someone near a window read to us: "Auschwitz.” (27)

Chapter 3:

“Never shall I forget that nocturnal silence which deprived me, for all eternity, of the desire to live. Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust.” (34)
Chapter 4:

ONE DAY, when we had just returned from the warehouse, I was summoned by the block secretary: "A-77I3?" "That 's me."
Chapter 5:

“Once…

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