Analysis Of Night By Elie Ciesel

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“A prolonged whistle split the air. The wheels began to grind. We were on our way.” (20)
This is the moment where everything changes. Murders, officers calling out orders, and a lot of horrific things will be happening. It’s very heartbreaking to just think about what the Jews are going through. This passage makes me feel sorrow and sad. If you think about it, everything just gets taken away from them in a split second. It’s hard to ignore the fact that some people are fearing for their lives. The most unexpected thing in life just happens.

“Eight words spoken quietly, indifferently, without emotion. Eight short, simple words. Yet that was the moment when I parted from my mother.” (27)
Something so little turned out to be something so big. The author has his way of turning the passage into
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This passage draws me in because it’s so distinctive. It also makes me want to keep reading it till I fully understand it. The words are very powerful and holds a deep meaning. In this excerpt, Elie’s faith has been taken after living and witnessing the crisis. Once Elie had hope in his world, now it’s lost in the catastrophe. The quote perfectly tells everything Elie has seen and experience is written in an excerpt. There is a repetition, more specifically an anaphora in this book. The phrase, “Never shall I forget” is repeated over and over.

Fiction Text- Between Shades of Gray: by Ruta Sepetys
“Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth? That morning, my brother’s was worth a pocket watch.” (27)
Lina’s brother wasn’t taken away because the NKVD officer thought that the pocket watch was valuable. The officer was going to take one of the most important thing away from Lina and her family. This quote symbolizes the value of some human beings. The Jew 's life was worth little or nothing to the Nazis. I actually have once wondered what a human life is worth because I’ve heard so much about

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