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    1. “The student of Talmud, the child I was, had been consumed by the flames. All that was left was a shape that resembled me. My soul had been invaded—and devoured—by a black flame” (Wiesel 37). Using a combination of language patterns, Eliezer is able to expertly command the emotions of the reader, somehow knowing precisely when a piece of figurative language is necessary. Fire, being one of the main motifs of “Night,” appears repeatedly throughout the book, but this metaphor caught my attention

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    In the book “Night” by Elie Wiesel, he is taken from his home and transported to multiple concentration camps. This was a result of the Nazi party coming into power and the start of the Holocaust. Elie had no idea what struggles were awaiting him, or what he would be like afterwards, or if he would even survive. Elie changes not only physically, but also mentally, as his personality is altered as an effect of what he has experienced during his time in the concentration camps. As a result of his

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    Dehumanization and human rights violation in Night In Night, by Elie Wiesel, I think there are many events that show dehumanization and human rights being violated because of the trauma that Elie and his dad go through. A family of jews are sent to a concentration camp and split by gender. Ellie and his father soon realize that there is not any peace in where they are. They wonder about their family and what’s next to come. They both experience forms of losing humanity and a violation of human rights

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    Night Final Essay Religion can bring people happiness and a sense of security of life after death. people’s faith to their God can be strong, but that faith can be hard to maintain in unforgiving situation such as the Holocaust. Which is demonstrated in Elie Wiesel's Memoir “Night”. In the beginning Elie’s faith in his God is strong but throughout the book it grows weaker as the days go by in Auschwitz eventually his faith in his God dies out. In the beginning of the book Elie is extremely religious

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    Elie Wiesel survived the Holocaust with the help of his own motivation and encouraging self-mind. His religious upbringing taught him that God is everywhere, and that without him the world would have nothing. Wiesel learns that God is good and that because he is everywhere, His serenity touches everything around him, causing the world to be good as well. As the novel progresses, the Holocaust, as well as the social issues that occur, challenges Wiesel’s faith. God is good and God will protect his

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    Eleven million people have died during the Holocaust, among those, there were at least one million dead in Auschwitz alone. The concentration camps were a horrible place to live for all Jewish people during the war. Although there were many dead and dying in these camps, Auschwitz helped strengthen the bond between Eliezer Wiesel, the author of the bestselling memoir, Night, and his father. During the course of the memoir Night ,by Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel, Eliezer's relationship with his father

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    In the book Night, Elie Wiesel in the beginning was a religious, sensitive little boy that would soon learn and write in his memoir his experiences of his vile past that would shape him into a spiritually dead, unemotional man in which the reader can easily decipher the stages. The reader can easily see that Elie was originally a little boy that wanted to learn more about this religion because he was very young to be so intrigued with his religion because you had to be 30 to venture into the world

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    Elie Wiesel uses” time shifts” in his memoir Night. “ ...Even today, when I hear that particular piece by Beethoven, my eyes close and out of the darkness emerges the pale and melancholy face of my Polish comrade bidding farewell to an audience of dying men” (Wiesel 95).Wiesel was trying to show that in this specific time he had good feelings toward this musician. Juliek, the name of the boy, was a special part of this situation in the memoir. All Wiesel saw around him were dying men, but now all

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    The Last Night is an excerpt that describes the deportation of two young boys, Andre and Jacob, along with other deportees. The author makes use of the title, choice of words, the inclusion of young children and contrast to capture the reader’s attention and to gain their sympathy and empathy. What strikes us first is definitely the eye-catching title: The Last Night. It gives the readers a sense of foreboding, allowing us to speculate about the sequence of events that are about to take place. The

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    “I did not weep, and it pained me that I could not weep. But I was out of tears. And deep inside me, if I could have searched the recesses of my feeble conscience, I might have found something like: Free at last!...” (Wiesel, 2006, p.112). In the book Night by Elie Wiesel, Elie spends his whole time in the concentration camp fighting for his father. But as time goes by and he loses hope, it can change a person. In times of hardship and stress, you end up changing the dynamics of your family and the

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