What are a few important simlies and metaphors in the novel Night?

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The edition used to answer the question is Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition--this can be important based given some editions differ in language.

That said, there are many important similes and metaphors found in Elie Wiesel's novella Night.

Metaphors: A metaphor is a comparison between two dissimilar things. Metaphors are implied, given they identify one thing as being similar to another in an imaginative or imagery-ridden way.

"An open tomb." In this metaphor, Elie is comparing the town of Sighet to a tomb. The majority of the Jews of Sighet have been moved out of the ghetto. As Elie looks around, the sight...

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