Narrative Techniques In Elie Wiesel's Night

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Each and every person in this world has been faced with depressing events and just overall negative emotions. “Night” by Elie Wiesel, shows of those who were affected in the Holocaust and his life story in the book. How he was faced with everything you can think of that was terrible in the Holocaust, and probably even more such as those depressing events and negative emotions. Elie uses techniques to help the reader understand his life and the Holocaust. And uses symbolism, to show how “Night” can describe mostly everything that happened in the story.

One of Elie Wiesel's goals in the book Night is to set up the problem. This can be seen by using narrative techniques of the reader knows more than character, tone, and revealing action. Getting started with things, in the scene on pg. 54, the narrator witnesses his dad being beat up by a group of fellow inmates and he doesn’t do anything to stop it.
“In fact, I thought of stealing away in order not to suffer the blows. What’s more, if I felt anger at that moment, it was not directed at the Kapo but at my father.” pg. 54
This example shows how the author uses revealing actions as a technique to set up the problem. Wiesel uses this technique to affect the reader because it
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When Elie’s father was getting beat up, it really sets the mood for the readers and really helps having the readers immerse with the story better. As it helps the reader immerse with the story better, the reader connects with Elie’s father. When he gets beat up, we feel empathy for Elie’s father and we feel anything but positive emotions since we’re engaged with the father of Elie. The last piece of evidence is one other evidence that is from the text that is in pg. 64, when 3 people that were related in a sabotage were hanged in front of a whole crowd of inmates. “The SS then condemned him to death, him and two other inmates who had been found to possess arms.” pg.
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