What is the significance of "night" in the novel "Night"? Cite some examples from the story.

What is the significance of "night" in the novel "Night"? Cite some examples from the story.

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Night is "cover of darkness" also.  We must not forget to consider color symbols...black is almost never used in a story to indicate positive outcomes or personality traits.  It is in the dark that people who intend to do evil deeds play them out...so they will not be seen or caught.  In this book, the night symbolizes cold, lonely, and unfriendly times.  People freeze and starve and die in the night. 

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Night is a concept...

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