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The Eternal Night

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Why does Elie reiterate the idea of an eternal night in the following passages?

Die today or tomorrow, or later? The night was growing longer, never-ending.

Nobody had any strength left. And the night seemed endless.

A

Starving and disoriented, Elie was confusing the night and day.

B

Elie was losing hope that he would survive.

C

Night symbolizes the darkness of cruelty and the loss of hope.

D

Elie was having trouble sleeping at night, and the night seemed to last forever.

E

Elie had troubling nightmares at night that sapped his will to live.