Night Essay

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Dead of Night “From the depths of the mirror, a corpse gazed back at me. The look in his eyes, as they stared into mine, has never left me.” Many may know the raw emotion of hurt and anguish, but how often does that anguish arise from internal conflict? In the novel Night by Elie Wiesel, the conflict over Wiesel’s diminishing faith in God is parallel to his decreasing loyalty to his father. He …

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…turn his back on his father like God has done to Elie. These two things are most definitely parallel. Elie has become a walking corpse, devoid of all emotion like those around him. “Night. No one prayed, so that the night would pass quickly. The stars were only sparks of the fire which devoured us. Should that fire die out one day, there would be nothing left in the sky but dead stars, dead eyes”(18).