How is the title Night an extended metaphor for Elies life? In Elie wiesel’s autobiography Night, he shares his story about his experiences in a concentration camp. The title Night is an extended metaphor for Elie’s life because of his suffering and pain that he both witnessed and experienced in the concentration camps.
Elie’s life turns to night as he takes his first steps into the concentration camp. On page 34 Elie talks about the night that he would never forget as long as he lived, the night that would haunt him till the day he dies. This night was the begging of the terible experiences that Elie is forced to face. Elies hopes, dreams, and his faith in God himself vanished in the thin air becoming nothing but part of the dark night. Elie’s disapprovel of God turns out to be ironic because Elie is a very religious person.
The metaphor leads up to the dark glomy atmosphere of his terible night like life. Nothing really goes well for him and his life and future wasn’t looking to bright. Elie ends up hating god because of the many people suffering in the concentration camps. After he challenges god things start to fall apart and go down hill. Eliezer in hebrew means “god is my sustainer”, this is a very symbolic name for the author because he is religious and thinks a lot of god and belived in him to the point of self destruction.
The work my me put some deep thought into all the innocent people that were killed and tortured to death. My emotional response is that I felt sorry for the jews and what happened to them and if I had a chance then I would make a big effort to help them. Inorder to prevent another halocaust we need to know whats going on in every country because the jews had no comunication with the outside world.