Vehicles and farm equipment became buried in the deep drifts of soil that were caused by Black Blizzards. Livestock choked to death on the dirt because they were eating it thinking it would replace grass or they were buried alive in it. Doctors saw patients that were coughing up dirt that filled their lungs, commonly known as "Dust Pneumonia," which resulted in suffocation or died from complications (Hurt 142). The United States was still in the midst of the Great Depression that didn’t help matters out for work farmers in the Southern Plains. A massive migration to California Occurred and families had to leave their homes and seek work elsewhere but jobs were scarce.
She only believed in justice for all, but as the last days of the school year came to an end, a surprising find shocks the entire school: Alex is dead. While friends and family mourn, all of her secrets are spilled. Everywhere, the school and town feel the spike in their normally dead hearts. John Steinbeck also discusses this idea in his novel, Of Mice and Men through the characters of Curley’s wife and Lennie. Curley’s wife is described by the other characters as a “jailbait” or “tart,” but in the end, the men are shocked and angered when they find her dead, Lennie, on the other hand, is accepted by the others, but is viewed as unintelligent and incapable.
And at night the glare from the planes brightly lights up his farm. As a result of the noise and light of these planes, Thomas Lee Causby was forced to give up their chicken business. As many as six to ten of their chickens were killed in one day by flying into the walls from fright. The total chickens lost in all this destruction caused by the planes was about 150. Production of his business also completely fell through..
Nightjohn’s Story His back lay on the unforgiving, moist hardwood planks, his sunken eyes gazing into the darkness. Nightjohn was sentenced to the white monsters for stealing a loaf of bread. He had managed to get the medicine for his little sister but now she would be starving and it was all his fault. Most people cried out of loss and selfishness, some people prayed to God silently. Not Nightjohn, his tears had dried the moment they had shackled him to the floor.
It becomes evident that they should have believed the old man when Jake goes to check on his grandfather, only to find his house in a heaping mess and his grandpa dead in the backyard. Once Jake discovers the body, he comes face-to-face with the tentacle-laced monster that caused all the destruction. Abe dies in his grandsons arms but not before muttering some last words about a letter and some bird. Jake has no idea what those last few words meant. Nobody believes Jake when he explains the monster he saw; the death was notarized as an attack of wild dogs.
Then he could not tell what to do. So he got into the churn to hide, and in doing so turned it round, and it began to roll, and rolled down the hill with the Pig inside it, which frightened the Wolf so much that he ran home without going to the Fair. He went to the little Pig’s house, and told him how frightened he had been by a great round thing which came down the hill past him. Then the little Pig said, “Hah! I frightened you, did I?
Many of the fire fighters even fell asleep on the job. So how it all started supposedly Mrs. O 'leary lit a lantern late at night and the cow kicked it over and started a fire in the barn which was full of hay so it caught fire and was engulfed in flames very quickly. With the steady wind blowing the field also quickly caught fire and continued to spread north east would end up ripping through almost all of chicago. By the end of the weekend chicago had everything ripped from it there were smoldering piles of ash every where, so in the end of it all there was devastation, destruction, and grief for all of the people that died, and only then was chicago united. The worst fire in history happened on that night in 1871 in chicago and it all started at the O’learys barn late at night Along time ago in a city far far away from here a city called Chicago, in 1871 chicago was lit in an unknown way.
Candy's dog is also old and useless and Carlson was having enough always telling him to take it outside because it smelled so bad and to also kill it because it's useless,. But one day they were inside the cabin playing cards and Carlson finally persuades Candy to kill the dog. Now because Candy's dog has died, he feels lonely and says “You seen what they done to my dog tonight? They say he wasn't no good to himself
Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Road, follows a boy, and a man struggling to survive in a dystopian world. After the apocalypse, many people panicked and did what they thought was the best thing to do for them to survive. This ultimately lead to a world filled with suicides, murders, crimes and even cannibalism. When this event took place, it ended up wiping out almost everything; there was no plants, no animals, and barley any food left for the remaining people left on the plant. Ultimately everyone lost hope.
On his way back to the house, it started raining heavily, thunder clashed with lightening. The storm enveloped him and he was found half dead in a flooded pit in a remote part of the village. He was taken to his house unconscious by some boys ad left there unattended to by anybody. Akaneberego sneaked in one night when he was in a coma, looted and escaped with all he has bought for the wedding, including her bride price. The village town crier Onuogene swore he saw her fleeing through the village pathway at dawn, while some claimed she fell into the quicksand.