Analysis Of Flesh And Blood So Cheap By Albert Marin

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Would you rather be working knowing that you’re being protected or working without knowing that there is no safety at all? In the excerpt “Flesh And Blood So Cheap” by Albert Marrin, there was a huge fire and lack of safety which ended about 146 lives. The Triangle fire was one of New York’s worst disasters before September 11, 2001. It may have been started by someone throwing a cigarette into a bin, but no one knows for sure. In this event, many people could have survived if the fire escape system actually worked. The author uses many different implicit examples of how there was a lack of safety in the factory. First of all, the title “ Flesh And Blood So Cheap” explains that many people may have died. Which shows that the people could not have died if there was safety where they work at. In paragraph 5 it states, “They caused a pileup so …show more content…

The last implicit example was in paragraph 15 that stated, “The rest were women or bodies and body parts listed as “unidentified.” This part of the excerpt shows that the death to many of these people was in a spine-chilling way. Still, all of this could have been prevented if there were safety standards. Like how the author had implicit examples, as well as, he had explicit examples of a lack of safety in the factory. One example was the subheading which was called “Holocaust.” If you didn’t know already, Holocaust means destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war. So before we even read the excerpt we can know that it is going to be about a fire. The second example is stated in paragraph 7 it stated,“Those who reached the ninth-floor stairway door found it

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