The house gave ground as the fire in ten billion angry sparks moved with flaming ease from room to room and then up the stairs. While scurrying water rats squeaked from the walls, pistoled their water, and ran for more. And the wall sprays let down showers of mechanical rain. But too late………. The reserve water supply which filled the baths and washed the dishes for many quiet days was gone.………
On the morning of Sunday, November 15 1959, Nancy Ewalt and Susan Kidwell arrived at the Clutter 's house to carpool to church. After ringing the bell several times and receiving no response, they decided to enter the house. Upon entering, they found all the telephone connections severed and Nancy Clutter 's purse laid ransacked on the floor. Dumbfounded, they ran upstairs for any signs of the Clutters. There, they found Nancy Clutter 's body, she had suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head.
With no one left to help the family, Rasheed decides to give away Aziza to an orphanage, yet again an act of gender biasing. Laila somehow managed to visit her daughter daily, she is relieved that at least her daughter won’t have to stay hungry but is beaten brutally several times by Rasheed for visiting her, still nothing deters her. The story again takes a turn when Tariq returns to Laila, when he visits her house, “she didn’t dare move a muscle. She didn’t dare breathe, or blink even...
Resonance from the guns roared as its dense smoke engulfed the blood-stained Reservation. The pungent odor from the corpses accumulated in the mass grave overwhelmed Chaska’s puny unfledged proboscis. Chaska’s mother and father were a part of that pile. His mother tried to save his father from dying, but the result was both of them getting shot and killed. Chaska was a timid and timorous eight-year-old boy with short black hair and a tanned colored body.
He knew it would be a mother of a mess to clean up. It took seven cleaning spells and a couple replication charms to make the greenhouse look whole again, and the black stains would never wash out of his shirt. Ephanias was actually surprised to see Darian standing right outside the door, hugging his arms around himself to keep from shaking in the night air. Ephanias studied his face while it switched from fear, to naive wonder, then ultimately to disgust aimed at his dirtied shirt. The ward was still activated on his forehead, casting red highlights over his nose and cheekbones.
They go out to eat and when they come back they see the church burning and hear that some kids are trapped inside. They burst inside to save the kids even though Dally told them not to. Johnny then broke his back after a piece of the wood fell on him and he went to the hospital he was in critical condition. For the first time greasers were seen as hero's even though the paper read " JUVENILE DELINQUENTS TURN HEROES" ( Hinton page 90 ) While Johnny and Pony were in the church a big fight had been scheduled between the socs and the greasers and if the greasers won socs can't jump them again after the rumble Pony Goes to the hospital to see Johnny and to tell them that they won, but he tells Pony that it is useless and that Pony had to "stay gold" and that meant to preserve one's innocence because Johnny had felt how losing one's innocence can change a person. He then dies, Dally bursts out of the hospital.
She was given no medical treatment for her leg, which was badly fractured and disgustingly infected. She was left very crippled, so young, for the rest of her life. Her fiance leaves her after seeing how much it was going to take to care for Toshinki. Father Kleinsorge, a fellow bomb victim, wants Toshinki to convert her religion into Christianity and become a nun. She
The book i am responding to is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. In Fahrenheit 451, there is a particular event in the book that rather shocked me. In section 1, from pages 33 to 37, Montag and his fire crew get a call to an elderly womans house in the middle of the night to burn her books. The firefighters demand she tell them where the books are and they tear up her house looking for them. What surprises me the most is that the firefighters start the fires and don 't put them out like in our modern day world.
When Eugenia awoke she was greeted by her mother Jessique. All her mother said was ‘quickly where leaving.” On the ride home jessique explained to eugenia that she had disrespected his mother and have brought shame to their kingdom. Jessique finally told eugenia everything that she was a demigod,numbecko was a god and how jessique had made a deal previously to keep her kingdom stable but it requires you to be married to a god. Eugenia overwhelmed with all this information ran into the forest listening to the crunch of leaves under her feet.
Story is an element that persists through the ages and connects all of mankind. The common themes of struggle, triumph, and rebirth are emotional stages that everyone can relate and bond over. Joseph Campbell first coined the term “Hero’s Journey” in the 20th century, while he was studying myths and legends from around the world. Campbell discovered there was a pattern in all of the stories, similar journeys that transcended across cultures and time periods. Thus he created the term “Hero’s Journey” or monomyth to depict the common template used to convey a hero’s adventure.
A very old sailor who calls himself "the captain" comes to a lodge at the Admiral Benbow Inn during the mid 1700s. The captain's name is Billy. He pays the innkeeper's son a few pennies to look out for seafaring men. A seafaring man shows up, frightening Billy into a stroke. When another seafaring man visits, Billy has one more stroke and dies.
This short story begins with a man making his was through the white show and sleet of Alaska alone. The temperature is chilling and low. He is not scared or concerned in the cool temperatures as he begins his journey. He does not think about the future problems that can reveal because of the frightful situation. He is full of pride and confidence as he thinks that he will face no opposition.