Ellie Wiesel

Elli Wisest Lie Wisest develops the central idea and advances his point across by using formal diction, pathos, and allusions in his speech and documentary. He uses all of these things so that the audience will be more into the story and know what he was feeling, notes make the audience listen to another bring speech. Throughout the speech and documentary, Wisest uses formal diction to get his point through more clearly. In his speech he states, “No one may speak for the dead, no one may interpret their mutilated dreams and visions. Hope, Despair, and Memory by Lie Wisest). This shows importance and he States it very thoroughly stated so it shows importance to the reader, and draws their attention. Also throughout his works he uses pathos to grasp the audience attention and make them interested. When he does this, it grasps onto the audiences emotions and makes them feel sorry and want to take a stand to the wrong things in life. In his speech he says, “Whenever human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and necessities become irrelevant.

Wherever man and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must-at that moment- becomes the center of the universe. ” (Hope, Despair, and Memory by Lie Wisest). This makes the audience and the reader feel more emotional to the situation because it has to deal with threatening their own kind, which makes things more personal. Astray, Lie Wisest uses allusions all throughout his speech and documentary.

During the documentary, Wisest kept referring back to his time that he was in the concentration camps, to make it feel more personal and real. In his speech it states, “l remember: it happened yesterday, or eternities ago. A young Jewish boy discovered the Kingdom of Night. “(Hope, Despair, and Memory by Lie Wisest). This brings the reader and listener go back to that time and makes them think the type of pain and suffering him and all of the Jews had to go through, making them feel as if they were a part of the story.

Lie Weasel’s speech and documentary both have rhetorical strategies in them to make his audience more appealed to his story. Some of those things include formal diction, pathos, and allusion. These things are important in writing when you need to appeal to the audience but not make it “persuasive. ” Lie Weasel’s works appeal to whoever is listening, reading or watching, and makes them think about the times back then and what all Of the people had to go through, feel sympathy, and take a stand.