What Is The Theme Of Imagery In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Point A (topic sentence): The author’s point of view is communicated by imagery because is conveyed by Imagery because Wiesel uses this device in order to create a bigger impact on the reader. Evidence (and page number): In the following quote, the author uses imagery in order to convey Elie’s Dad being brutally beaten “The officer wielded his club and dealt him a violent blow to the head. My father groaned once more, then said…. ‘Eliezer’” (Wiesel, 11) Explanation: This is an important way the author uses imagery to convey a key event in the story because in this quote Elie’s father is dealt a fateful blow that leads to his death. This relates to the theme of family because of his fathers death, but also because the last word that Elie’s father said was his name. This leads me to the conclusion that in times of death, the most important thing is family. Evidence (and page number): “He began beating him with an iron bar. At first, my father simply doubled over under the blows, but then he seemed to break in two like an old tree struck by lightning. I had watched it all happening without moving. I kept silent.” (Wiesel, 54) Explanation: In this quote, the author uses imagery to show the reader how Elie’s father is being brutally beaten, Wiesel even adds a simile by saying “he seemed to break in two like an old tree struck by lightning.” This is another important quote to the theme of family, even though it is similar to the first quote. It shows that Elie valued self
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