Examples Of Imagery In Night By Elie Wiesel

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An intricate novel, with a deep, heart wrenching story, yet seemingly shows a hint of hope. A narrative that not only told a story, but created an image brighter than a full moon. However, those images shed light to some of the darkest memories, and places of many peoples past. In the non-fiction novel, Night, written by Elie Wiesel, the deteriorating hope, and dehumanization shown within the camps of the holocaust is seen to have greatly impacted these people's lives, and the rest of their life to be. Well, that’s if they were the lucky ones, or would that have been considered lucky?
Throughout the entire story of Night, Weisel used extreme imagery within his writing to help deepen the meaning, and background of his knowledge. His broad phrases …show more content…

Now, that is not something one thinks of on a regular, or possibly ever, for most reality is considered to be “a world or the state of things as they actually exist”. Usually thought of as an ideal lifestyle for oneself. As for the Jews in Night, Wiesel explained “the people’s morale was not too bad; [they] were beginning to get used to the situation” (Wiesel 29). However, quickly within the novel their viewpoints altered, for “after a few days of traveling [they had] began to be tortured by thirst. Then the heat became unbearable” (Wiesel 32). From the quick change in one can see the “constructed version of self [,or experiences] that was better, stronger and more able to cope well, a self that was less easily wounded” (Dr. Dian Dayton). At what point does it require less strength to keep going, and at what point does one let go of this altered reality created. Well, as people begin to quickly experience the trauma, and darkness it in mass amounts. The point where people see the mask settled upon one's …show more content…

The person Wisel had once explained to always be there for oneself, to be a source of hope in one's life. Yet that too was lost. People’s hope had been ripped away from them, and now this, their god? Jews in the camps quickly begin to conclude “man is very strong, greater than God” (Wiesel 74). This is also the same god the people said would, “only be challenging them”, the same god they would go to when in need. Yet, this idea has been demolished, for why would God, the man who sees all, knows all, so greatly punish innocent people. Their hope is consumed by this raging beast. One sees hope as a “desire for something good in the future” (Piper). For how much more could one take. Only soon, would they be less than

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