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Explain the prisoners' attitude toward death in chapter 4 of Night by Elie Wiesel.

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At this point in the narrative, the overall attitude towards death is one of resignation.  I think that the atrocities both witnessed and experienced have helped to take their tolls on the prisoners.  The realities of both beatings and death have contributed to a state where death is seen as a constant reality.  Eliezer best represents this with his constant beatings from Idek...

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