Elie Wiesel Tone Of Night

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The development of Elie Wiesel’s tone in his memoir Night, gradually changes into optimistic into mournful which then contributes to the theme of losing of faith and hope. Wiesel’s tone in his memoir constantly stays mournful, but in the beginning of the story, it was rather optimistic. In the beginning of his life, Elie was devoted to the Orthodox Jewish religion, but his hope and faith died everyday as time passed on. When the Nazi gather Wiesel and the Jews were rounded up and herded away into cattle cars for deportation to their concentration camps. Almost all the Jews in the beginning were still hopeful. In chapter 3, a young Pole said,“But don 't lose courage. You’ve already escaped the gravest danger: selection. So now, muster your strength, and don 't lose heart. We shall all see the day of liberation. Have faith in life… We are all…show more content…
And yet, if a bomb had fallen on the blocks, it alone would have claimed hundreds of victims on the spot. But we were longer afraid of death: at any rate, not of that death” (pg. 57). The tone is quite somber. Eliezer is painfully honest. He reveals how much the concentration camp had changed him. Wiesel emphasizes the point that the holocaust impacted others to the point where they were content with death. He wanted others to know that no one should ever have to endure a terrifying situation like the holocaust or even have the thought about choosing death instead of living. World War II affected Wiesel immensely, where he thought that surrendering his life is the only option left since he was tired from all the hardships that the Nazis inflicted on the him and the Jews. By chapter 7, Wiesel said, “My mind was invaded suddenly by this realization-- there was no more reason to live, no more reason to struggle”. The audience can feel Wiesel is in pain. It’s easy to feel the that pain in his tone. Wiesel’s tone gives the audience and emotional
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