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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Questions and Answers
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • 9. 
    In the above quote from page 76, what is the second thing being compared?
       
  • 10. 
    “Suddenly his eyes would become blank, nothing but two open wounds, two pits of terror (Wiesel 72).”
  • 11. 
    In the above quote from page 72, what is the first thing being compared?
  • 12. 
    1. In the above quote from page 72, what is the second thing being compared?
  • 13. 
    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).”
  • Discuss
  • 14. 
    In the above quote from page 93, what is the first thing being compared?
  • 15. 
    In the above quote from page 93, what is the second thing being compared?
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