There are still 705 people missing after the storm. About 80% of New Orleans was under water and the hurricane impacted about 90,000 square miles. Hurricane Katrina affected over 15 million people in different ways from losing their house and other economic sufferings ("11 Facts About Hurricane Katrina"). New Orleans is in a risk area for floods or storms since the city actually lies
They come out of the storm and raid nearby towns. When the storm ends, they disappear without a trace. They leave with all the goods and people they stole and kidnapped. On a particular stormy night, a young boy named Jonathan Davis and his best friend Maurice Van Strewman were outside helping people set their homes for the storm. Ships were supposed to be coming in for the storm so they didn’t get sucked into a maelstrom.
Lastly and the biggest impact was on the families. When everything was getting washed to sea a lot of families got split up and over 600 people died. Lastly human error was a big impact on this storm being as bad as it was. Forecasters took over 100 hours tracking the storm and they thought that it would miss them, That’s why there was no warning. When the forecasters did put out a warning it was when the storm was considered a hurricane and the hurricane hit them.
Suspense played a big role in the this story it created an ominous mood and made the reader wait. Is rainsford going to die how will this work out in or against Rainsfords favor ? These are all things that the reader might think when they hit a suspenseful part in the story “He let out a short hoarse cry he had reached to far and lost his balance the cry was pinched off short as the blood warm waters of the caribbean sea closed over his head.”(pg 69) Connell the author slowed down time in this very instinct he made the readers wait even longer to see if he made it out alive or drowned it creates questions for the readers and makes us interested. “The Most Dangerous game” by Richard Connell Uses the techniques of mood,irony,and suspense. With all theses things a reader will get sucked into the story and feel like they are right alongside the characters.
In the Most Dangerous Game a man falls off a boat, swims to an island and is taken in by General Zaroff, the owner of the island. The general proceeds to tell Rainsford that he likes to hunt men for sport and that he will be hunting Rainsford. Zaroff sends Rainsford off into the island where he will haunt him. Rainsford wins the game but Zaroff goes back to his room thinking he has won. Rainsford confronts Zaroff and sleeps in his room, we think that Rainsford has killed Zaroff somehow.
Rainsford is presented with many risks that could lead to his death. Throughout “The Most Dangerous Games”, Sanger Rainsford never seems to want to give up. For Rainsford, one wrong step or idea would lead to a disaster, but he still took the risks. His adventure first begins when he falls off the Yacht and tries to go towards
Hurricane Katrina: the Affects of National Guidance SFC Guillermo Mora U.S. Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy Master Leader Course Class# 003-18 MSG Brandy Phillip Introduction One of the deadliest hurricanes hit the city of New Orleans, Louisiana on August 29, 2005. Hurricane Katrina did a lot of damage, but its aftermath was catastrophic. Levee breaches led to eighty percent of the city to be flooded causing more than 2,000 deaths and over 100 billion dollars in damages (History.com staff, 2009). The flooding also stranded 20,000 residents in the Louisiana Superdome and thousands more on rooftops for days. Displaced residents were desperate for help and in much need of food, water and basic essentials.
The first conflict is man versus nature. In the middle of the night, Rainsford hears a series of gunshots near by. Consequently, he jumps out of bed and climbs to sit on the edge of the boat so he can see better. Everyone else is still asleep. Suddenly he drops something over the side and tries to lean forward to catch it, but falls into the water.
There have been at least thirteen named hurricanes that have hit the United States so far, this year, including some of the big ones Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria. Millions have been left devastated by the horrific damage. Climate change brings hurricanes hitting all over the United States and surrounding vacation areas. Recent hurricanes leave people torn between staying and relocating. Hurricanes also leave people wondering why they have been hitting so hard.
I was feeling a lot of different emotions before practice even started. I was tired from not getting enough sleep to having to go through this at least 1 more year. I was nervous that I would have to teach the freshman on how we do things in marching band. I was excited for the new show and that I was finally a senior. What made me even more nervous is the fact that I was 1 of 2 seniors for the flutes.