Elie Wiesel

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Madame Schächter's visions of fire, after she has gone mad during the train ride to Auschwitz, are symbolic of the Nazi's power to deliver death to many of the Jews riding with her in… (read full symbol analysis)


Night represents the worst periods of suffering during Eliezer's experience of the Holocaust. In Sighet, the Jews learn of their deportation at night. Eliezer arrives at Birkenau at night. The death march to Gleiwitz… (read full symbol analysis)