Symbolism In Elie Wiesel's Night

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“Night” is the title of this book which is named after their freedom in darkness. Daytime is where the true facts about the Holocaust occur. Night is where their souls and corpses are free from the drama, Prisoners that live today are still hypnotized from the acts of Germans. There could be plenty of perspectives that readers see and feel about the title “Night” and what they think the purpose of the title means. The title of the novel symbolizes death, the death of innocence, childhood, faith, and millions of people. The narrative contains many last nights, the last night in Sighet, the last night in Buna, the last night with his father, the last night of innocence, etc. Night also symbolizes a world without God. The worst suffering occurs during the day …show more content…

Therefore the night does have some positive traits, authorizing the prisoners to communicate with one another and endeavor to hang onto the last traces of natural civil communication. Night also has a symbolic objective that is dark and complicated. A time when people with heinous intentions serve. The night seems endless. The positive traits during the night was that they considered themselves free. They were free from seeing the dark side of the Germans. It was their escape from reality because during the day the evil took place. They were starved, beaten, shot, killed and forced to march many kilometers. The best time of the day would be during the darkness, they would share stories and be in the company of each other. When one sleeps they go into a slight coma which there mind is not thinking of the nightmares they go through during the day The darkness provokes plenty of feedback. Even when the scene is literally set during the day, night may be invoked. Young Elie views and experiences the first day and night as horror. “Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed. Never shall I forget

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