CliffsNotes on Wiesel's Night

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on Night, you follow the humanistic first-person account of a teenage boy's incarceration by the Nazi Secret Service in World War II; his experiences in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald death camps; and his struggle to find meaning among the horror.

Covering little more than a year of the ...

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Overview


The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on Night, you follow the humanistic first-person account of a teenage boy's incarceration by the Nazi Secret Service in World War II; his experiences in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald death camps; and his struggle to find meaning among the horror.

Covering little more than a year of the young narrator's life, this study guide shares a story about endurance, loyalty, and faith — all nurtured by the strength of love. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the author, Dr. Elie Wiesel
  • A list of characters
  • A historical timeline of Nazi Germany
  • A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics
  • A selected bibliography that leads you to more great resources

Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822008934
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Series: Cliffs Notes Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 347,888
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Table of Contents


Life and Background.

Elie Wiesel's Published Works.

A Brief Synopsis.

List of Characters.

Historical Timeline.

Critical Commentaries.

Map.

Genealogy.

Critical Essays.

Review Questions and Essay Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

Historical Background.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2003

    It makes people think

    Night by Ellie Wiesel makes people- especially teenagers-realize how lucky we all are to have what we do. Not only did Wiesel lose valuable years of his childhood, he lost most of the members of his family in the Nazi concentration camps

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2003

    A reviewer from Maryland at Eastern Tech High

    This book was a wounderful selection. It taught my to veiw my life in a different manner, to be grateful for what i have now in the present.Elie had a very hard life I always thought my life was hard but nothing compared to his.I leaerned alot from this book and I would like to thank Erlie for that.

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