The earthquake happened because of the movement from the San Andreas Fault (u-s-history.com) .This little movement from the tectonic caused big things such as earthquake, but what exactly is San Andreas Fault? San Andreas fault is major fracture of the Earth’s crust in extreme western north America (Brittanica). San Andreas fault have caused so many earthquakes in U.S.A, causing many destruction, and causing lost of lifes. Now, What made Northridge Earthquake so destructive? While the Northridge earthquake was happening Californian people couldn’t predict it (u-s-history.com).
Ethan! I want you to take me down again.’ Ethan replies, ‘Down where?’ Mattie responds, ‘The coast. Right off...So 't we'll never come up any more’”(Wharton 109). Also according to the author, “But suddenly his wife's face, with twisted monstrous lineaments, thrust itself between him and his goal....”(Wharton 112). Ethan and Mattie ultimately were committing a suicidal act, which bumped the interest level of the story up, and made the story fictive because it's the total opposite of what happened in the real
The play Antigone is about a family with some major family problems. The two main characters are mostly Antigone and Creon, who is also Antigone’s uncle. At the start of the play Creon becomes the new king and decides that Antigone’s brother Polyneices should not have a proper burial, because he rebelled against the city. This makes Antigone mad and she decides that she is going to bury Polyneices. Creon finds out that someone buried Polyneices and says that the person should be put to death, because they broke the King’s new rules.
Due to stress they shift and cause the earthquake. that zone is more subject to seismic disasters. Tectonic, volcanic, collapse and explosion, are the four different types of earthquakes. A tectonic earthquake is one that occurs when the earth 's crust breaks due to geological forces on rocks and adjoining plates that cause physical and chemical changes. A volcanic earthquake is when a volcano erupts and shakes the plates.
For instance, when conquering the city of Tyre, he slaughtered the inhabitants of the city because of their stubborn resistance, and sold the survivors into slavery. This shows just how ruthless he was. After his conquest of the Persian Empire in 327 BCE, Alexander turned his attention towards India. However, when he had reached the river Ganges, his troops mutinied and refused to go any further. Alexander returned to Babylon, where he in June 323 BCE died after suffering from a high fever for ten days.
In the story “Hop-Frog,” Hop-Frog is justified in his decision to kill the king and his seven ministers because they had abused him for years, his chance at a normal life had been taken away from him, and by doing this he helped everyone else who had been or could have been hurt by the king. To begin with, the king, along with his ministers, always abuse Hop-Frog. One main form of this is through mental abuse. He is mainly made fun of because of his disability: “Hop-Frog could only get along by a sort
In this quote Cassius describes a time when Caesar and him were by the river and Caesar dared Cassius to swim to the other side. When he was in, Cassius told Caesar to join him so he did but realized he couldn’t swim and yelled for Cassius to help him.Cassius described it as a time when Caesar was not a mighty god like he had been chosen to be but instead was a weak man. Last off, Cassius thinks that Caesar’s temper is dangerous. Cassius states; As a sick girl! Ye gods!
After the death of his brother, Gilgamesh goes into mourning. In the beginning of the book, Gilgamesh suffered the consequences his arrogance led to. Gilgamesh killed Humbaba and the Bull of Heaven. The reason that he goes through with the task is that he thinks that he is undefeatable and that he could do anything that he wants. He went through the hardship of losing a friend.
THESIS. I will be talking about the symbols in my story that represent my thesis. The symbols I will be talking about are the pagoda, the falling petals, and the West Lake. First, I will be talking about the pagoda. The myth surrounding the pagoda is that there is a trapped spirit inside of it.
He is best known for being the first Roman army commander to invade England which he did in 55 BC and again in 54 BC. After serving in the Roman Army, Caesar developed an interest in politics. In 59 BC, Caesar was appointed a consul and in 58 BC he went to Gaul (France) where he served as governor. In 49 BC the Senate ordered Caesar to hand over his army to their control. Instead Caesar advanced on Italy but paused at the line that divided France (Gaul) and Italy – the River Rubicon.