Night motif

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Night motif

  1. 1. Symbolism & Motif in Night
  2. 2. Symbol an object that stands for itself and a greater idea; it creates a direct, meaningful link between… a specific object, scene, character, or action abstract ideas, values, persons or ways of life
  3. 3. Motif • “any recurring element that has symbolic significance in a story” (“Motif (narrative)”) • achieved through imagery, language, structure, or other stylistic choices made by an author.
  4. 4. Use of Symbols & Motifs Writers use symbols/motifs to… • emphasize key ideas • stress plot events • provide insight into characters • set tone • create mood
  5. 5. Motifs in Night • • • • eyes fire night trees
  6. 6. Works Cited “Motif (narrative).” Wikipedia. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.

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