Ch 1: Night Literary Analysis

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The Literary Analysis chapter of this Night Study Guide course is the most efficient way to study the literary devices and interpretation of Elie Wiesel's memoir. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential concepts of the literary analysis of 'Night' by Elie Wiesel.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering the literary analysis of Night will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the analysis of Elie Wiesel's Night. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
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  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing symbols and motifs associated with Elie Wiesel's Night.
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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  • Watch each video in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Night Literary Analysis chapter exam.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the literary analysis of Night for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Symbolism and metaphor in Elie Wiesel's Night
  • Literary devices used in the book
  • Major conflicts in Night
  • Examples of dehumanization
  • Themes and motifs
  • Similes and figurative language in the book
  • Foreshadowing and tone
  • Use of irony
  • Key literary devices and elements used by Wiesel
  • Personification in the book
  • Key quotes from Night

17 Lessons in Chapter 1: Night Literary Analysis
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Elie Wiesel's Night: Themes & Imagery

1. Elie Wiesel's Night: Themes & Imagery

In this lesson, we will explore three of the major themes of 'Night' and the imagery that the author, Elie Wiesel, uses to create them. The themes we will discuss are identity, silence, and night.

Motifs in Night by Elie Wiesel

2. Motifs in Night by Elie Wiesel

We will engage in a discussion of the motifs in Night by Elie Wiesel. This stark book set during the Holocaust shows the reader that traditions could not be sustained and religious observances were lost by many.

Symbols & Symbolism in Night by Elie Wiesel

3. Symbols & Symbolism in Night by Elie Wiesel

'Night,' an account of the Holocaust by Elie Wiesel, is full of symbols and symbolism. In this lesson, learn about a few of those symbols and their importance within the work.

Metaphors in Night by Elie Wiesel

4. Metaphors in Night by Elie Wiesel

'Night' by Elie Wiesel is the author's true story of survival from the unimaginable atrocities he and his family endured in the Holocaust. In this lesson, we will learn more about the metaphors that are used to tell this incredible story

Similes in Night by Elie Wiesel

5. Similes in Night by Elie Wiesel

'Night' by Elie Wiesel is a dramatic retelling of the experiences of the author as a Jewish teenager who has been interned by the Nazis during World War II. In this lesson, we will learn about his use of similes to describe the events in the story.

Figurative Language in Night by Elie Wiesel

6. Figurative Language in Night by Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel's book ''Night'' is full of haunting images and skillful sentences. In this lesson, we will examine some examples of figurative language in this work, as well as their roles in the story.

Tone of Night by Elie Wiesel

7. Tone of Night by Elie Wiesel

The tone of a particular work is always an important thing to understand and examine. In this lesson, you'll learn about the tone of Elie Wiesel's ''Night'', and look at what communicates tone to you, the reader.

Foreshadowing in Night by Elie Wiesel

8. Foreshadowing in Night by Elie Wiesel

Foreshadowing is a tool used by authors to increase tension and suspense in a novel or story. There are several examples of foreshadowing to be found in Elie Wiesel's famed 'Night', as you'll discover in this lesson.

Literary Devices in Night by Elie Wiesel

9. Literary Devices in Night by Elie Wiesel

In 'Night' by Elie Wiesel, literary devices are used to make you, as a reader, feel like you are experiencing the horrors of the Holocaust along with Eliezer and his family.

Irony in Night by Elie Wiesel: Examples & Analysis

10. Irony in Night by Elie Wiesel: Examples & Analysis

In 'Night' by Elie Wiesel, we see the miserable side of irony as Eliezer and his family continue to discover that reality is much, much worse than they ever imagined.

Conflicts in Night by Elie Wiesel

11. Conflicts in Night by Elie Wiesel

In today's lesson, we will define and identify conflict in literature. Then, we will apply literary conflict to the struggles of characters in Elie Wiesel's memoir, 'Night'.

Examples of Dehumanization in Night by Elie Wiesel

12. Examples of Dehumanization in Night by Elie Wiesel

In 'Night' by Elie Wiesel, the author tells the true story of the dehumanization he endured in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. In this lesson, we will learn more about dehumanization.

Personification in Night by Elie Wiesel

13. Personification in Night by Elie Wiesel

Personification is used extensively in 'Night' by Elie Wiesel to enhance the reader's ability to perceive the intense feelings that surround the characters in the story. In this lesson, we explore this technique.

Important Quotes from Night by Elie Wiesel: Analysis

14. Important Quotes from Night by Elie Wiesel: Analysis

In this lesson, we will examine important quotes from ''Night'' by Elie Wiesel, and unearth some of the significant themes throughout this sobering tale.

Night by Elie Wiesel Lesson Plan

15. Night by Elie Wiesel Lesson Plan

Elie Wiesel's novel 'Night' is a powerful work loaded with literary aspects. Help students deepen understanding with this lesson plan featuring multiple areas of focus, including theme, characters, and literary devices.

Night by Elie Wiesel Vocabulary

16. Night by Elie Wiesel Vocabulary

This lesson looks at the difficult vocabulary in 'Night' by Elie Wiesel. Because Elie Wiesel is a Jewish man who lived through the Holocaust he uses many German phrases in the book as well as words that have to do with Judaism. In this lesson, you will discover the meaning of these words.

Night by Elie Wiesel Vocabulary Flashcards

Night by Elie Wiesel Vocabulary Flashcards

The book 'Night' by Elie Wiesel includes vocabulary words from Jewish religious traditions and from German history. Use these flashcards to learn and study the meanings of these terms.

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