Foreshadowing in Night by Elie Wiesel


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What is foreshadowing?

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1. In Night, Mrs. Schachter's visions on the train foreshadow _____.

2. Of the following incidents from Night, which is NOT an example of foreshadowing from Sighet?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning tools will ask you several questions about the use of foreshadowing in Elie Wiesel's Night. You'll be asked to define foreshadowing and recognize how it's applied in the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be required to:

  • Know what foreshadowing is
  • Determine what Mrs. Schachter's train visions foreshadow
  • Recognize examples of foreshadowing from Sighet
  • Assess what Moishe's warning foreshadows
  • Understand why the author chose to include the radio announcement of Germany's takeover of Hungary and Budapest

Skills Practiced

This quiz helps you apply the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define the literary term foreshadowing
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Night to recognize specific instances of foreshadowing from the book
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on foreshadowing in Night

Additional Learning

Foreshadowing in Night by Elie Wiesel is a related lesson that provides more information on the novel's application of this literary device. The lesson helps students:

  • Understand the effect foreshadowing has on Night
  • Assess quotes from the book
  • Identify the book's setting and key characters