Imagery In Night By Elie Wiesel

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The noun “Night” is defined as “the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible” (Night). It is well-known that when the sun goes down, it will come up again in about 12 hours. It is predictable and, will never be any different. The title of Elie Wiesel’s novel, Night functions as imagery but, Wiesel’s night is not defined in the same way that a dictionary says. His night is eternal and hopeless. He is in the dark not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually. The Holocaust was an event in history that was exceptionally grim. The inhumane events were heartbreaking and, broke most people who were forced to live through them. In Eliezer Wiesel’s case, the night was a common motif throughout his story. Early on in the book,

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