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Night By Elie Wiesel Similes Or Metaphors

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Identify the following passages as similes or metaphors.  

  
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1.  “Here came the Rabbi…His mere presence among the deportees added a touch of unreality to the scene.  It was like page torn from some storybook, from some historical novel about the captivity of Babylon or the Spanish Inquisition (Wiesel 14).”
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2.  In the above quote from page 14, what is the first thing being compared?
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3.  In the above quote from page 14, what is the second thing being compared?
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4.  “The barracks we had been made to go into was very long.  In the roof were some blue-tinged skylights.  The antechamber of Hell must look like this (Wiesel 32).”
     
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5.  In the above quote from page 32, what is the first thing being compared?
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6.  In the above quote from page 32, what is the second thing being compared?
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7.  “We were already accustomed to rumors of this kind [that told the front was drawing nearer to the camp].  It was not the first time a false prophet had foretold to us peace-on-earth…And we often believed them.  It was an injection of morphine (Wiesel 76).”
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8.  In the above quote from page 76, what is the first thing being compared?
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9.  In the above quote from page 76, what is the second thing being compared?
     
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10.  “Suddenly his eyes would become blank, nothing but two open wounds, two pits of terror (Wiesel 72).”
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11.  In the above quote from page 72, what is the first thing being compared?
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  1. In the above quote from page 72, what is the second thing being compared?
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  1. “When at last a gray glimmer of light appeared on the horizon, it revealed a tangle of human shapes, heads sunk upon shoulders, crouched, piled one on top of the other, like a field of dust-covered tombstones in the first light of dawn (Wiesel 93).”
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14.  In the above quote from page 93, what is the first thing being compared?
     
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15.  In the above quote from page 93, what is the second thing being compared?
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