Montag’s curiosity and crave for knowledge is constantly getting the better of him, causing him to make rash decisions. The narrator excitingly blurted, “Montag’s hand closed like a mouth, crushed the book with wild devotion, with an insanity of mindlessness to his chest. The men above were hurling shovelfuls of magazines into the dusty air. They fell like slaughtered birds and the woman stood below, like a small girl, among the bodies. Montag had done nothing.
Could you imagine having to live weeks not knowing if your own mother was even alive? This is the crazy life that Michael Vey and the Electroclan have to wake up to everyday. In the novel Michael Vey Storm of Lightning by Richard Paul Evans, Michael and the rest of his electric friends, the Electroclan look to kill Dr. Hatch and the Elgen for good. While trying to stay alive themselves. The group journeys all around the world to attempt to wash the Elgen off the face of the earth, but everywhere they go there’s always just one unanswered question.
The Puritans were also victims of public humiliation as a way to cleanse their spirits and purge the sin from their bodies and souls. In the film “The Salem Witch Trials,” a man is quoted saying “forces of darkness are upon us.” The film displays many events related to these dark forces. Indians attack the village.
In “Thirty Acres” by Dr.Philippe Panneton and “Volcano” by Nancy Lord, the nature destructive force in the two prose are fire and the volcano, which symbolize the isolation, destruction in emotion and life, as well as the new changes in life. The explosion of the volcano makes Julia think of her dull life and fells despair as she know that she can't change anything, and the fire gives Euchariste a punishment for his greed and brings changes for his and his son’s relationship. The destructive force of nature in “Thirty Acres” and “Volcano”—fire and volcano symbolize the two protagonists’ isolation. When the volcano is going to blow up, the dust and cloud “feel like a curtain,” which make Julia stay at home, revealing the isolation between her life and the outside world.
They prepared the cameras, but the light was blinding that they couldn’t see anything. They looked in amazement, while I was traveling in time. Traveling to the time of World War Z. Traveling to the used to be existing Afghanistan. I appeared in a cavern in Registan Desert, Afghanistan.
While in the laboratory creating the monster, the setting around Victor is very mysterious which could make one infer that something dark will happen. Victor describes the atmosphere by adding; “The rain pattered dismally against the pains, and my candle was nearly burnt out, ” (Shelley 42). Just as this is said, the monster comes to life taking victor aback by his catastrophic, frightening looks. The gloomy atmosphere reflects exactly onto the key event of the creation of the monster. After the death of his brother, victor decides to travel to a summit.
Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Road, follows a boy, and a man struggling to survive in a dystopian world. After the apocalypse, many people panicked and did what they thought was the best thing to do for them to survive. This ultimately lead to a world filled with suicides, murders, crimes and even cannibalism. When this event took place, it ended up wiping out almost everything; there was no plants, no animals, and barley any food left for the remaining people left on the plant.
He opens the door and what is left of the castle begins to completely crumble, turning to dust to blow away with the wind. the searching grows more desperate, items that once held such importance being thrown carelessly throughout the otherwise organised room. The all-important item that was being searched for has finally been found, the chemical saviour whom shall flush out the beast, but time has drawn short, and he has found the last remains of the warmth. As the last hope slides down the throat, the loss of warmth can be felt as that inhuman beast consumes all that is left. As the bottle hits the floor and vision turns to black, the knowledge of what awaits bears no greater burden than the knowledge of what had been lost, despite being so dearly beloved.
What Jack's tribe didn't relise is that the fire would burn all the fruit so they probaly couldn't eat. This is a microcosem of the cold war between the United States and the Sovet Union. Both sides could destoy eachother and if they did so their would be drastic clamet changes that would leed to a lack of reasouses. Ralph thinks when he relises the lit the island on fire, "The fools! The fire must be almost at the fruit ― what would they eat tomorrow?"
Their names lept into the fire, burning down the years under the axe and hose which sprayed not water but kerosene” (Bradbury page 31) The statement made in the book explains, how Montag felt about burning books and how he felt he was ruining what was once a good world. Guy had found many flaws in the utopian system starting with the way people had used their time while those who did not spend it consumed with a fake world were often seen as strange and peculiar rather than just normal everyday people. Death was normal to the people living in this world which is rather alarming and shows the darkness that underlies in the depressed society, “Six of my friends have been shot in the last year alone. Ten of them died in car wrecks…” (Pg.27)
‘Lord of the Flies’, written by William Goulding's; This is a Parable telling how a group of boys, stranded on an unmapped island want to be rescued after crashing a plane there. The lighting of a signal fire; which is Piggy’s idea; to attract passing ships but one boy, Jack interferes with their plans with the fire. Another boy, Ralph, the chief of the group confronting Jack, but Jack refuses to listen and tries to burn Ralph off the island. Then, the last second before Jack tries to kill Ralph, a man in a ship sees the fire and rescues them and takes them home where there is a war going on. How did this happen?
Do you ever wonder what the world would be like if everyone had a disease that makes them go insane? The Scorch Trials, by James Dashner, explores this very idea. The disease is called the Flare and it started because the Sun scorched the earth causing people to go insane. The genre of this book is science fiction and it is a good book to read if you like action and adventure books. The Scorch Trials is written in third person point of view but focuses on the main character, Thomas' life most.
Nature is a tempting escape from reality, but presents obstacles even for the best-equipped adventurers, like Robyn Davidson. It also challenges a pretentious individual, Chris McCandless (also known as Alexander Supertramp), who has a complete disregard for nature and its true power. The story Tracks tells the journey of Robyn Davidson, who partook in a nine-month journey across the deserts of Western Australia to the Indian Ocean. Unlike Chris McCandless who traveled solo, she was accompanied by her dog Diggity and four camels that she tamed herself to help carry the heavy supplies to aid her expedition. The vast isolation of the desert is exactly what attracted Davidson to it, just like the Alaskan Wilderness called to McCandless.