Honors English II
Essay Questions for Night by Elie Wiesel
In paragraph form, you need to answer THREE of the following essay questions. There are six essay questions, but you will only complete three; you choose which prompts you wish to respond to. You must provide specific examples from the story.
If a question has to be answered in terms of how you feel about something I expect MUCH more than "I don’t like it." One paragraph responses will not earn full credit. I want LONG, DETAILED responses, which will require multiple paragraphs. These paragraphs should not be repetitive
You will decide the length; be sure to include appropriate information but not fill your essay with “fluff” You must also use parenthetical citations to show where you took your examples. The parenthetical citations will look like this: word word word (Wiesel 9). Remember: if you take an example exactly as it is stated in the story, you must have quotations marks around it You are expected to use correct spelling of names, places, and events in the novel Grammar will count in the final grade; if you have any concerns, you may ask for proofreading assistance You are expected to have the novel’s title in italics each time you acknowledge it (ex: In the novel Night, there are several significant events that occur during the night.) Each essay should be its own document formatted according to all MLA guidelines. This is due in KAN-ED by 4:00pm on May 19
You may turn them in earlier or as you get them done; however, once they are in KAN-ED, they can not be changed or corrected.
1. Dehumanization is the process by which the Nazis gradually reduced the Jews to little more than "things" which were a nuisance to them. Discuss at least three specific examples of events that occurred which dehumanized Eliezer, his father, or his fellow Jews.
2. After Eliezer’s father was beaten by Idek, a Kapo, Eliezer says, "I had watched the whole scene without...
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