Examples Of Foreshadowing In Night By Elie Wiesel

147 Words1 Page

The foreshadowing used by Elie is exemplifying how what his father said is contradictory to the future events in the story. Knowing the tragedy that the Holocaust has become, Elie knows that being Jewish had become lethal during the Holocaust. Contradictory to what Elie’s father had thought at the time, Hitler was targeting the Jewish population intentionally. Therefore, to Elie, if his father’s death had not died for his beliefs after all the Holocaust would put him through in the future. By alluding to his father's death, Elie is indicating that the religion that his life revolved around would be why he was targeted. Different from what his father perceives at first, the yellow star is directly why he was killed. As a result, this use of

Open Document