Night the perilsofindifference

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Night the perilsofindifference

  1. 1. THE PERILS OF INDIFFERENCE ELIE WIESEL
  2. 2. TERMS TO KNOW T H I N G S WR I T E R S D O …
  3. 3. JUXTAPOSITION • the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect. • also known as opposition For example: • the prisoners fighting for bread and the people fighting for coins in Night
  4. 4. PARALLEL STRUCTURE • repetition of phrases or sentences that is similar in meaning and in structure to create rhythm and emphasis. For example: • We shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and success of liberty. • A time not for words, but for action. • “Never shall I forget” passage from Night.
  5. 5. YOUR TASK
  6. 6. THE PERILS OF INDIFFERENCE • Mark up the text. • Apply our strategies for attacking new/different words. • Look for Wiesel’s use of • juxtaposition • Parallel structure • We’ll talk about when and how he uses them after we’re done reading.
  7. 7. REACT
  8. 8. IN WRITING, • Connect one of these quotes to “The Perils of Indifference” to examine Wiesel’s purpose for writing. • "The world is too dangerous to live in-not because of the people who do evil, but because of the people who sit and let it happen." -Albert Einstein • "To sin by silence when they should protest, makes cowards of men." -Abraham Lincoln

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