Night By Elie Wiesel Similes Or Metaphors

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 Night By Elie Wiesel Similes Or Metaphors
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).”
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor


  • 2. 
    In the above quote from page 14, what is the first thing being compared?
    • A. 

      The deportees

    • B. 

      The Rabbi’s presence

    • C. 

      The captivity of Babylon

    • D. 

      The Spanish Inquisition


  • 3. 
    In the above quote from page 14, what is the second thing being compared?
    • A. 

      The deportees

    • B. 

      The Rabbi’s presence

    • C. 

      Page torn from a scrapbook

    • D. 

      Touch of reality


  • 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).”  
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor


  • 5. 
    In the above quote from page 32, what is the first thing being compared?
    • A. 

      The barracks

    • B. 

      The antechamber of Hell

    • C. 

      The roof

    • D. 

      Blue-tinged skylights


  • 6. 
    In the above quote from page 32, what is the second thing being compared?
    • A. 

      The barracks

    • B. 

      The antechamber of Hell

    • C. 

      The roof

    • D. 

      blue-tinged skylights


  • 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).”
    • A. 

      simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor


  • 8. 
    In the above quote from page 76, what is the first thing being compared?
    • A. 

      Peace-on-earth

    • B. 

      Belief in stories

    • C. 

      rumors

    • D. 

      Injection of morphine


  • 9. 
    In the above quote from page 76, what is the second thing being compared?  
    • A. 

      peace-on-earth

    • B. 

      Belief in stories

    • C. 

      rumors

    • D. 

      Injection of morphine


  • 10. 
    “Suddenly his eyes would become blank, nothing but two open wounds, two pits of terror (Wiesel 72).”
    • A. 

      simile

    • B. 

      metaphor


  • 11. 
    In the above quote from page 72, what is the first thing being compared?
    • A. 

      Eyes

    • B. 

      The man

    • C. 

      Blank page

    • D. 

      Two open wounds


  • 12. 
    In the above quote from page 72, what is the second thing being compared?
    • A. 

      Eyes

    • B. 

      The man

    • C. 

      Blank page

    • D. 

      Two open wounds


  • 13. 
    “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).”
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      metaphor


  • 14. 
    In the above quote from page 93, what is the first thing being compared?  
    • A. 

      Gray glimmer of light

    • B. 

      Tangle of human shapes

    • C. 

      Field of dust-covered tombstones

    • D. 

      First light of dawn


  • 15. 
    In the above quote from page 93, what is the second thing being compared?
    • A. 

      gray glimmer of light

    • B. 

      Tangle of human shapes

    • C. 

      Field of dust-covered tombstones

    • D. 

      first light of dawn


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