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Essay | Night: A Silent Trial of Faith

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Night.
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Night: A Silent Trial of Faith

Summary: Literary analysis on "Night," by Elie Wiesel, dealing with the protagonists struggle with faith as inhumanity deepens throughout the novel.
History's worst image of inhumanity punctures the unaware in Elie Wiesel's, Night [1960], a memoir focusing on the author's agonizing Holocaust experience. Word for word, the author retells his own deportation and enduring concentration camp experience, witnessing the many inhumane actions of not only the Nazi leaders, but also the prisoners around him. Under an enduring tie with his father, Eliezer, unlike many other victims, manages to leave camp alive. Yet, he leaves a hanging memory never to be forgotten in the history of the human race. Employing interior monologue and symbolism in his cheerlessly mournful tone, Elie Wiesel suggests the struggle to maintain faith only intensifies as one penetrates the depths of inhumanity.

Under a mournful interior monologue, the author reveals how cruelty encases the mind of the helpless and damages Eliezer's faith in God. Before the deportation, Eliezer held a firm determination in...

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