Inner Thinking In Elie Wiesel's Night

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Everyone should believe that there’s always hope to every problem. In the story Night by Elie Wiesel, the characters have a rough time because they are sent to concentration camps. A boy named Eliezer and his father go through hard times, such as hunger, being whipped harshly, Eliezer's father gets ill, and it just gets harder for them. Wiesel uses inner thinking, description, and dialogue throughout the story to define all different kinds of author’s crafts. Inner thinking is shown through narration and description about the characters thoughts and feelings. To begin with, on page 26, the author states, “It must have been about midnight. We had arrived-at Birkenau, reception center for Auschwitz.” This shows the inner thinking that is represented…show more content…
Firstly, the author writes on page 100, “‘Father!’ I screamed. ‘Father! Get up from here! Immediately! You’re killing yourself….’” This shows how Eliezer was talking to his father. In this evidence the author aims to build a mood of depression because Eliezer’s father won’t get up. Additionally, on page 103 the author writes, “‘What do you want?’ ‘My father’s ill,’ I answered for him. ‘Dysentery…’ ‘Dysentery? That’s not my business. I’m a surgeon. Go on! Make room for the others.’” This shows how dialogue is supposed to be, people talking back and forth with each other. The author strode toward setting up a problem when he wrote this dialogue because the doctor can’t help Eliezer’s father. It also shows how this conversation is moving the story along. Last off, the author states on page 89, “‘Juliek, is it you?’ ‘Eliezer… the twenty-five strokes of the whip. Yes… I remember.’ He was silent. A long moment elapsed. ‘Juliek! Can you hear me, Juliek?’ ‘Yes…,’he said in a feeble voice. ‘What do you want?’” This shows how the character’s are feeling, tired and worn-out. Eliezer and Juliek have been whipped many times because they haven’t been doing what they’re supposed to be doing, they haven’t been doing their work. In the end, dialogue is helpful in stories because without dialogue, stories would be boring and would have no interest in it. Therefore, dialogue
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