Literature: Night – Grades 8 (mature) – 12 -Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks
Wednesday, October 6 2021 @ 11:00AM - Wednesday, December 15 2021 @ 12:30PM EDT| $250.00
Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man’s capacity for inhumanity to man.
Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and will be.
This class will be an in-depth look at one man’s experience as well as the history behind this horrid event.
Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) is the author of more than fifty books, including Night, his harrowing account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps. The book, first published in 1955, was selected for Oprah’s Book Club in 2006, and continues to be an important reminder of man’s capacity for inhumanity. Wiesel was Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and lived with his family in New York City. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.
This class is a MUST for every high school student. The trilogy by Elie Wiesel is a “required read” of a well-read individual.
Students can expect approximately 2 hours. Homework will consist of reading, short answer and longer answer writing prompts.
NOTE: Registration deadline is September 15, 2021.
There must be a minimum of FIVE students to run this class.
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