The shellfire as well as four months of rain turned the battlefield into a muddy swamp. Soldiers had to take shelter in water-filled craters. The mud covered rifle barrels and breeches making them difficult to fire. It consumed soldiers as they slept, and slowed down stretcher bearers. “The first day I went in, the mud was six inches deep everywhere, and in most places halfway up to my knees” (Colyer, 137).
"Doodle!" I screamed above the pounding storm and threw my body to the earth above his. For a long time, it seemed forever, I lay there crying, sheltering my fallen scarlet ibis from the heresy of rain.” The story also shows symbolism through the coffin, the coffin symbolizes death. The reason it symbolizes death is because The reason that the coffin symbolizes bad luck is because the coffin was built for Doodles death but Doodle didn’t die so there was a beathly vibe given off by the coffin. “One day I took him up to the barn loft and showed him his casket, telling him how we all had believed he would die.
There were many storms that kept people locked in their houses for days at a time. These storms destroyed and killed crops, farm animals, and houses. Though there were nice a pretty days, not all were like that. No, because the song shows that there are bright and sunny days but this excerpt shows that life is hard and there are storms that keep you locked in your house.These storms put people in poverty and hurt families (General Albert). The song shows that there are bright and sunny days but this shows that life is hard and there are storms that keep you locked in your
The horrible, horrific Dust Bowl came crashing down, distorting everything in it's way. The Dust Bowl tarred everything that was in its way. Covering it all in dust and dirt. The storms occurred by farmers coming to America. Since it was the Great Depression, it was hard to find jobs.
At the actual seen where John Hossack lay dead in his bed it was a bit of a different story. It was the scene of brutal murder that used blunt for to kill the victim. Do to this brutality there was blood everywhere in the room, Splattered all over the bed, on the walls, and even on his wife. If the window was open there could even have been so much forced used that blood even landed outside. Outside off the bed room there was a spot trail of blood running from the bed room through the kitchen and onto the porch.
And the house that I was standing in front of was theirs. All of the windows were broken, probably from gunfights with the cops or from fights with each. There was a strong smell of mold all around the house and the rotting wood was covered with moss The balcony on the right side of the house looked like it would fall if you put one foot on it, and it looked like it was heavy enough to crush you if it fell on you. There was cigarette butts and bullet shells littered
The Tragic Life of Emmett Till Emmett Till’s deformed body lead to a new idea. The new idea was like a spark to tinder. In 1955 in Leslie Millhams barn Emmett Till was dragged from a ford truck and the next thing a whip sound pierces the starry night. And a strangled cry from Till rings out from the barn. The men drag Till back to the truck and throws him into the bed of the truck and blood starts to trickle out of the bed of the truck.
In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald uses weather to comment on the relationships of characters and cities. The Valley of Ashes is a valley of hopelessness everyone who lives there is poor and the sky is alway grey and filled with ashes. For example when the valley of Ashes is described in the beginning of the book (Fitzgerald 23) “This is a valley of ashes—a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat into ridges and hills and grotesque gardens where ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys and rising smoke and finally, with a transcendent effort, of men who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air.” This examples gives the city a gloomy mood. The greyness of weather in the valley of ashes represents sin and a sort of impureness because Myrtle cheats on her husband with Tom, and Tom cheats on his wife Daisy. Furthermore the this supports the claim of “The Valley of Ashes” “of the ash heap and its "ash-grey men, who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air" over which the eyes brood changelessly; of George Wilson's despairing mutter as he gazes at the eyes, "You may fool me, but you can't fool God!"