Into The Dark Water Analysis

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The article “Into The Dark Water” by Lauren Tarshis explains what happened to Jack Thayer during the sinking of the titanic. The titanic started sinking because it had hit an iceberg. Jack jumped off of the titanic trying to get as far as he could from the boat. Jack never felt as happy as he did before the titanic sank. In conclusion, the article “Into The Dark Water explains what happened to some of the people on the titanic when it sank.

There are many effects that disasters have on people who lived through them. One effect that the titanic sinking had on Jack Thayer is that he thought he was going to die. In the text it states “ Floating in the silent blackness, numb with cold and fear, Jack waited for death.” This shows
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One way that Jack Thayer persevered through the titanic sinking is he put on a life jacket and everything he could to keep himself alive. The text states “He tied on his life preserver and slipped into his overcoat, then rushed back up to the deck with his parents.” This shows that he put on something and went back to his parents for safety. Another thing that Jack did to persevere through this disaster is that he stayed on a lifeboat when he jumped in the water as the titanic sank. The article states “ But as he surfaced, his hand hit something—an overturned lifeboat. Four men were balancing on its flat bottom. One of them helped Jack up.” This shows that he got on a lifeboat and persevered through jumping into the water. Those are just some of the ways that people can persevere and overcome disasters that they have lived through.

In conclusion, the article “Into The Dark Water talks about the titanic and some of the people on it. There are many effects that disasters have on people who live through them. There are also many ways that people persevere and overcome living through those disasters. All this and much more explains the effects that disasters have on people, and how people persevere and overcome those

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