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    In Elie Wiesel’s memoir, “Night”, readers see a dramatic change from the young, sensitive and spiritual individual to a, boy with the mindset of an adult that is spiritually dead and is unemotional. Elie shows this in his memoir by rewriting what he saw, thought, or what he heard while in concentration camps, this occurs, in the three sections of the memoir. In the first section of the book, Eile begins the transformation from a sensitive and spiritual boy to the opposite. Elie starts describes the

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    inside of Elie Wiesel in his story. The book describes Elie’s late teen years when he was sent to a concentration camp by the German government. In the book, he is separated from his whole family except for his old father, and both are put to work inside of the camp. As Elie suffers through the camp, his faith and his life face many tests and trials. There are many instances throughout the book when people die or when somebody loses their faith. The theme of the book Night, written by Elie Wiesel, is survival

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    Inhumanity. The cruelest of people are responsible for this. In Night, Elie Wiesel uses imagery, tone, and characterization to show the effects of inhumane actions. Night is about a young boy and his father who get separated from the rest of their family during selection of the Holocaust. This story tells how Elie survived his times in the concentration camps, even with all of the inhumane actions of the Germans. Elie Wiesel uses many literary devices to illustrate the inhumanity involved in the

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    affect the reader? How does it affect the reading experience? Why did Wiesel make that specific choice?) Please use a different type of figurative language for each example. #1 One example of figurative language in the text is on page 8. “Annihilate an entire people?” The author asks. ‘Wipe out a population dispersed throughout so many nations? So many millions of people! By what means? In the middle of the twentieth century!” (Wiesel 8) This is an example of the figurative language type called dramatic

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    warm-hearted. Elie Wiesel, author of Night, demonstrates how he loses his faith and watches those around him lose their confidence in God, and each other. Wiesel shares his thoughts with the readers writing how from a very young age he believed profoundly yet within a few months Wiesel finds himself questioning “Where is God?” (61). Loss of faith only propels Wiesel to find the strength within himself to persevere until his day of liberation.

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    selfishness, and hope are major keys to surviving any situations. The text Night by Elie Wiesel, proves that with certain choices and acts, you can survive no matter the situation. Lying can save you in severe situations such as life or death. Elie lied about his age and said he was eighteen instead of fifteen. “‘Your age?’ he asked, perhaps trying to sound paternal. ‘I'm eighteen.’ My voice was trembling.” (Wiesel 31). Not telling exact information to strangers about yourself can prevent bad things

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    “The Perils of Indifference” by Elie Wiesel, explains the true and utter horror of indifference. There is a clear emphasis on the morality exhibited in the act as well as the disappointment in the US government’s ability to respond to such a horrible act. It is obvious that Wiesel establishes tones of morality, condescendingness, and caution through diction, imagery, as well as syntax used in the speech. Although Wiesel describes how indifference has a massive effect on the victims even though by

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    Scared, facing the door of death every day, make one bad move and it’s all over and your only reason to stay alive is because of the idea of being free. In the book “Night” by Elie Wiesel, he uses Irony, imagery and foreshadowing to illustrate the Holocaust. The author shows how hard it was to be a normal teenager, to be captured by the nazis, and then having to work in the concentration camp. This novel shows how many loving families got split up in the concentration camp to never see each other

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    In the novel Night by Elie Wiesel who survived from the holocaust ,he shares his most personal memories of the holocaust , he experienced directly which he lost his family and friends , although he could not retained that view throughout the remainder of his life to bear witness to the suffering that he experienced and observed in the concentration camp. In 1945 wiesel traveled to Russia and a year later he published a reported tilted the jews of based silence on his experience there the report

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    survival was more important than family. In his memoir, Night, Elie Wiesel wrote about his own Holocaust experience with his father. Throughout the book, Elie becomes more interested in his own survival than following his responsibilities as a Jewish son. Elie is silent as his father is maliciously beaten, he becomes tempted to abandon his father,as well as feeling liberated after his father died. For starters, Elie could have interfered when his father was being beaten. At this

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