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There are multiple themes present in Elie Wiesel's book "Night" including the struggle for Eliezer to keep his faith in a kind God, the inhumane treatment of humans by humans and the silence found in the lack of response... More »

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While Elie Wiesel likely never elaborated explicitly on his choice of the title for "Night," it's responsible to conclude that he selected it for its extraordinary symbolic power. The theme of entering darkness operates ... More »

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"Night" by Elie Wiesel is about a man named Eliezer and his experiences during the Holocaust. This story is similar to a memoir since Wiesel uses the character of Eliezer as a representative for himself in many ways. More »

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Elie Wiesel's older sisters, Hilda and Beatrice, survived their internment at the Auschwitz concentration camp, met Wiesel after the camps were liberated and eventually immigrated to North America. Wiesel's younger siste... More »

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Moshe the Beadle, in the story called "Night," is Elie Wiesel's spiritual adviser in his Jewish faith. Despite the fact that Moshe disappears after the first few pages of the book, the ideas he teaches Elie resonate thro... More »

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Elie Wiesel called his autobiographical book “Night” because the title conveys the deep darkness – mental, emotional, physical and spiritual – that permeated his experience in the death camps of Nazi Germany. As a child ... More »

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"Night" by Elie Wiesel is about a man named Eliezer and his experiences during the Holocaust. This story is similar to a memoir since Wiesel uses the character of Eliezer as a representative for himself in many ways. More »

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