Night reading response

Night reading response - Nick Buttler Reading Response to...

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Nick Buttler Reading Response to Night Night is an autobiography about the Holocaust written and narrated by Elie Wiesel, a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust. It describes all of Wiesel’s experiences from his perspective. It is extremely effective because you can see inside his head: how he feels and what he is thinking. It makes the reader feel as if he/she is actually in the book. Many nonfiction books are written in the third person. Although these books can be very informative, one cannot see through the eyes of the protagonist. Night could have been written this way. It could have been written in third person as more of an informative book. A historian who did not even live during the Holocaust could have written it. Then it would be more like a textbook. It would be very factual and objective, but it would contain no emotion. The reader would very likely get bored. Night could have also been written by simple observers such as civilians in the area or friends and family of the Holocaust victims. They would have still seen the
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course EN 1123 taught by Professor Harris during the Spring '08 term at Lipscomb.

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