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Night Quiz Ch. 1-7 Respond to the following questions with detail and explanation. Clarify all terms being used. Be sure to include evidence from the novel to support your ideas. 1. In Chapter Four of Night, Elie witnesses two hangings. Describe these two hangings, and explain why the taste of the soup changed after each. What do each of the examples represent to Elie? 2. The father-son relationship is emphasized throughout Night. There are strong differences between Elie’s relationship with his father and other fathers and sons in Night. Contrast the Wiesel father and son relationship to another father and son relationship in the book, and use theme to support your answer. Be sure to define the theme used for each pair. Include specific examples for each relationship. 3. Define motif and explain how Elie Wiesel uses this literary technique in the selection below. In what way is the word “night” an appropriate word for the author’s experience? Provide another reference to “night” and explain the significance of the chosen passage. “It was cold. We got into our bunks. The last night in Buna. Once more, the last night. The last night at home, the last night in the ghetto, the last night in the cattle car, and, now, the last night in Buna. How much longer would our lives be lived from one ‘last night’ to the next?”

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Question One 1 hanging – Lagerkapo assisted by two prisoners, no fear of death, refused to be blindfolded, died instantly, gives hope to prisoners by screaming out. 2nd hanging – young child, suffered for 30 min, boy is silent, scared, Lagerkapo refused to execute. 1st hanging – soup tasted better than ever, rebellion 2nd hanging – soup tasted of corpses , loss of hope 1st hanging - Same age as boy, “upset him deeply” 2nd hanging - Elie losses faith in God
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Question Two Elie and his father Theme of loyalty, family commitment Definition of loyalty, family commitment Example of that theme Rabbi Eliahu and his son Theme of betrayal, self preservation Definition of betrayal, selfpreservation Example of that theme Meir and his father Theme of betrayal, self preservation Definition of betrayal, selfpreservation Example of that theme Question Two Definition of motif Motif of night Night represents fear, horror, loneliness, mystery. never-ending

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