Symbolism In Night By Elie Wiesel

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In Night by Elie Wiesel, he writes how dark the world can be. Night is about a 15 year old boy and his terrifying experience in the holocaust .Night symbolizes the darkness that the Jewish people constantly felt, a time when they were suffering, and had little to no hope. Wiesel demonstrates this with the woman screaming on the way to the camp, when Elie’s innocence and childhood was taking away on the first day of camp, and Elie’s experience on the train going to Buchenwald. On the first day going to camp,there was a woman who was screaming about a fire,but none of the prisoners saw it. “As soon as night fell, she began to scream ‘There’s a fire over there!’She would point in space, always the same(p.24).In this part of the book, Night

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