Comparison Of Night And Life Is Beautiful

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Although both Night, a memoir by Elie Wiesel, and Life Is Beautiful, a film by Roberto Benigni are both about the Holocaust, they each have their own distinguishing characteristics that make them unique. Examining the tone, genre, and themes in both works provides one with a good understanding of the similarities and differences of each work.

The tone of Night is very melancholy the whole way through because its about Wiesel's experiences in the holocaust. Wiesel clearly sets the tone in a couple devastating scenes. In chapter one, Moshie explains, “they were forced to dig huge trenchs... without passion or haste, they shot the prisoners, who were forced to approach the trench one by one and offer their necks. Infants were tossed into

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