Night Art Spiegelman Analysis

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Writing Assignment 1 English 404-02 Length: 6-8 pages (1500-2000 words) Due date: Thursday, September 28. Write an essay that compares Night by Elie Wiesel to Maus by Art Spiegelman. Incorporate information from the film Shoah, parts of which we will see in class, Hilberg’s The Destruction of the European Jews, or books that are on reserve in the library. You should have at least one outside source for this paper--more would be better. The comparison should include a contrast between the two works. Your essay should have a thesis or clearly defined purpose that goes beyond simply listing similarities and differences between the two works. Ideas to consider: · Avoid conceiving of the paper as an argument that one work is better than the other. Try instead to…show more content…
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