BACK; NEXT ; Eliezer presents the Jewish faith in a moment of Night begins with an exploration.
This prezi provides a walkthrough for students getting ready to write an essay on Elie Wiesel's memoir Night.
his fight to survive and keep his faith in God and his struggle to Your Night Essay should.
THis essay was writen in This is the when Eliezer first introduces his spiritual battle and the beginning of his loss of faith in GOD.
The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit.
Convince the reader that the figurative language and quotations that you have chosen to talk about are important to the overall success of the book.
Answer the question, "what would the book be lacking without the examples that I have chosen to talk about?"
Part 2: The Clincher
Example: Without the use of figurative language, readers would not be able connect with Wiesel's memoir and as a result, the book would not reach as wide of an audience as it has.
Hook: "After nearly two years of misery, a young boy finally saw the first ray of hope on the horizon; the Americans had finally
arrived, and the Nazis were gone."
Background: "In the novel "Night" by Elie Wiesel....
The last paragraph, also known as the conclusion, should make your essay sound finished.
The summary statement is one or two sentences which restate the thesis in a fresh way to reinforce the essay's main idea.
The summary statement is an effective way to start your concluding paragraph because it helps to drive home the ideas you've expressed in your essay.
Look at your thesis statement again and rework it in a new way.
Avoid repeating key words and phrases from the thesis statement because you don't want the summary statement to sound boring or repetitive.
Part 1: The Sumamry Statement
Example Thesis Statement: "Wiesel’s identity
changed completely during his experiences in
Auschwitz; he lost his faith in God and he
became indifferent to his survival and the
survival of his family members."
Example Summary Statement: "Just like wood reduced to ash, many Jews who survived the Holocaust were forced to change.
At that time Emerson had no sufficient reason to believe that he could establish himself as the most notable that he would eventually become ~ some years later.
An Emerson scholar named Alfred Riggs Ferguson has suggested that by "doffing the decent black of the pastor, he was free to choose the gown of the lecturer and teacher, of the thinker not confined within the limits of an institution or a tradition." This, later, Emerson has been described by Lawrence Buell in a prize-winning major biography, published to coincide with the two hundredth anniversary of Emerson's birth by a press affiliated with Harvard University, as having become "the leading voice of intellectual culture in the United States"!
Emerson's principled Testament of Faith of 1832, associated as it would have been with a significant loss of worldly security consequent to his resignation, surely stands in contrast to the Agnosticism and Atheism so widespread today.
And it is because men have been content to be religious by rote, to make piety to consist in giving verbal assent to articles of faith, and in giving bodily obedience to forms of worship, that theology has been so false, and that goodness has been so low.
And my soul is absorbed
In the Love of My Lord.
Bow humbly to the saint
That is a pious act.
Bow to the ground before him
That is devotion, indeed.
The faithless know not,
The joy of the love of the Lord;
From ~ a bed-time prayer
This section of which is attributed to Guru Ram Das - (Sikhism)
He is appalled by everything happening around him, and cannot believe the God he spent all his time praying to was letting this happen.
A step by step guide to writing a successful conlcusion paragraph
How to Write a Conclusion
Just as every essay has a clear beginning, it should also have a clear ending.
Even on his way to Auschwitz, stuffed inside the cattle car with other terrified Jews, Wiesel gave thanks to God when told he would be assigned to labor camps (24)."
What would a good transition look like if I wanted to write about foreshadowing?
Include the evidence from the text:
Write the quote you have chosen in proper MLA in-text citation format.
Your quote should show part of the change in Elie you have chosen to write about.
Example: "Never shall I forget those flames which consumed my faith forever.
"Elie Wiesel’s experiences in the camps not only cause him to lose faith in God; they also make him lose faith in his own survival."
You need to describe the scene, event, object, etc.
With each example of how his faith changed you need to provide:
Identify what is happening in the scene.
Explain what the significance is.
Provide support for your claim with evidence from the text.
A step by step guide to writing successful body paragraphs
How to Write a Body Paragraph
You need a transition:
Each body paragraph needs an opening sentence that smoothly transitions from the paragraph that came before it.
The opening sentence should briefly state what will discussed in the paragraph.
Example: "The greatest change to Elie Wiesel’s identity was his loss of faith in God.
Make sure the thesis can be proven clearly.
Try not to merely repeat something that you have already said.
Paragraph 5 - The Conclusion
Your paragraph should start like this...
"The greatest change to Elie Wiesel’s identity was his loss of faith in God...