The story “The Portable Phonograph” describes four men who are trapped in a global climate changing nuclear winter with nothing but some of the essentials to survive. In the article “How to Survive a Nuclear Winter” it describes what will be needed to survive a theoretical concept known as the nuclear winter. One day humanity might encounter this deadly disaster, known as the nuclear winter. When it does, what will their choice be? To keep hope or to lose it?
War is a destructive and deadly way to settle a problem between two opposing forces. For example, in World War II countries were destroyed and countless deaths took place because of conflict within our society and ourselves. While not all conflict is that large in scale, it is still very present in our world and unavoidable; it is a part of human nature. The novel Frozen, authored by Melissa de la Cruz, shows that this applies to the fiction world as well. Frozen is based in a dystopian future where the Earth is experiencing constant in sub-zero weather and the United States is under martial law.
Dr. Strangelove/ Fail Safe. The screenplay is based during the cold war of the sixties. When U.S.A and U.S.S.R are constantly threatening thermonuclear war with each other. The narrative is about how America (unwittingly) starting a nuclear war with the Soviet Union, which cannot be stopped due to the technological system which limit the possibility of human intervention. In 1964, two motion pictures released that are founded along the aforementioned subject matter, Sydney Lumet’s “Fail Safe” and Stanley Kubrick “Dr.
Mildred. A third. The uncle. A fourth. The fire tonight…” He also uses some imagery like “The fire gusing up in a volcano” and “The little mosquito-delicate dancing hum in the air, the electrical murmur of a hidden wasp snug in its special pink warm nest.” Also metaphors like “but instead he stood there, very cold, his face a mask of ice” which is the comparison between his face and a mask of ice.
Analysis of There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury The short story There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury tells of a nuclear explosion that wipes out humankind. The only thing remaining in a city of rubble is a fully automated house that performs many duties for the people that once lived there. Bradbury shows that technology is leading people further away from learning, exploring, and experiencing life and the natural world. Humans developed this technology to help them, but the technology does not care if humans are around to use its services and the more humans allow technology to control their lives, the more difficult it becomes to be self-reliant. Bradbury presents the house as the main character of the story because all the people have been wiped out by what seems to be a nuclear bomb.
There is a powerful meaning of nature in “Ethan Frome,” whose author is Edith Wharton describes the changing cycles of nature. The story takes place in a small New England town in the middle of winter adding to the tension of the story. This literature piece is from the realism era; literature in this time describes how this could happen to you. Nature is at its meanest during the winter where it’s very vengeful to everything. Winter is the time for death in nature by taking out those animals who can’t find enough food to stay alive.
In the story, “To Build a Fire”, the story is set in the Yukon Trail in Northern Canada. The landscape of the trail is snowy and icy. In the story, the temperature is fifty degrees below zero. Examples of how cold it is on the trail is shown when it says in the story “As he turned to go, he forced some water from his mouth as an experiment. There was a sudden noise that surprised him.
Shelley’s warning best represented by the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan, during WW II. Shelley through her book warns that knowledge is a double edge sword which should be used wisely. Though powerful the search for knowledge has been proven to be a strenuous task with many sacrifices along the way, knowledge can at times brings blessings, and knowledge can open one’s mind to the loneliness of life. The search for knowledge is like a tall mountain, extremely hard to climb. In Frankenstein, Shelley creates the character Victor Frankenstein, an avid researcher who dedicated his life to learn, explore and create new things.
In fact, this story takes place in the future where war caused the impact of isolation. This story’s setting takes place after “The Great Burning”. The Great Buring is described as a nuclear war attack with words such as “fire coming from the sky”. Cities full of people no longer exists, and the entire country is back to becoming tribes. No modern transportation is no longer available and the only way to travel is with the foot.
"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV would be fought with sticks and stones." (Albert Einstein) Outline Introduction: Nuclear bomb Main body: World War II NPT, IAEA Peaceful purpose Trust deficit USA North Korea Indo-Pak Conclusion: __________________________________________ "A twenty megaton nuclear bomb would create a fireball 11/2 miles in diameter, with a temperature of 20 million to 30 million Fahrenheit, all living things would be vaporized within a radius of ground zero. 6 miles from this point all human beings would be instantly killed by a huge silent heat flash travelling at a speed of light. 10 miles from the center, the blast wave would slow down to 180 mph. In that area, winds and fires