Conflicts in Night by Elie Wiesel


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In literature, a(n) _____ conflict refers to some sort of psychological duress occurring within a character.

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1. Which of the following is an example of man vs. society?

2. In Night, Elie Wiesel recounts the survivor mentality of death camp prisoners, which was a(n) _____ conflict, and tragically pitted even family members against each other.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Night contains various types of literary conflicts. This quiz will ask you how these types of conflict are illustrated in the book and how they apply to the main character, Elie.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Name the type of conflict that takes place within a character's mind
  • Choose an example of the man vs. society conflict
  • Understand which type of conflict is represented by the survivor mentality of family and camp prisoners
  • Determine the source of Elie's torment
  • Identify the conflict that's demonstrated when Elie loses his faith

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice applying the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the different types of literary conflict to assess how they're represented in Night
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on conflicts in the memoir Night
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding Elie's torment

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel's conflicts, review the related lesson entitled Conflicts in Night by Elie Wiesel. The lesson helps students:

  • Define conflict as it applies to literature
  • Analyze quotes from Night and connect them to the types of conflicts they illustrate
  • Know which conflict isn't represented much in the book