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touched, and smelled all combine into an experience that would make you believe you were there alongside him. His journey as a whole through all the concentration camps he visited was explained detail by detail, allowing you to envision every fire and everybody. You become able to conceptualize exactly how he felt at different points in the story, and how the people around him affected him. Having the reader be put in his position sets them up for the same journey that Wiesel ventured through in 1944. Night should be a standardized lesson in schools everywhere because it has great significance in many areas that readers must learn to understand. Night was written to shed light on the terrors and evils of concentration camps so that others would comprehend what he and several other prisoners were forced to suffer through. His famous quote, “Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which had turned my life into one long night…” (25) and another quote, “Through the blue-tinged skylights I could see the darkness gradually fading. I had ceased to feel fear.” (27) accurately depicts and describes the heartbreak and horror he faced in his initial days. A significance that comes from the novel is that the Holocaust happened to
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  • Spring '11
  • mrskane
  • Night

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