It is a terrifying yet wondrous experience to see the aftermath of what our words and actions can bring one person to do. This book does so much with what it is trying to do and say and it completely nails it. I can’t think of a single thing I would ever want to change. Violent Ends left me feeling haunted, feeling a sudden fear of “what if?”. I can’t think of a better book to read if you are looking for something that is going to make you think.
Getting stung is a real threat though, justifying my thoughts of the creature. Irrational fears are derived from past experiences or stories that cause you to be terrified of things that are non-threatening or are frankly extremely unlikely happen to you; loud, new places where I am with noone I know well are irrational ones I am guilty of. Coping with
The two stories, “Harrison Bergeron” and Fahrenheit 451, both have common themes. The common themes of the stories may include; our reliance on technology can spiral out of control if we let it, knowledge is joyful and painful, and that we can be confined by our own self-censorship. All of these themes are exhibited throughout both stories frequently. Whether it is as Montag has conflict with his wife over books or as Harrison’s parents forget right from wrong in their society. In Fahrenheit 451, their technology definitely gets out of control.
Millers choice of diction conveys the fear and the reluctance that people had in speaking of the events taking place due to the claims made against the accused witches and accused communist during the two different time periods. Miller explains how at those points in time “words had gotten fearsome” and people were
Lament to the Spirit of War Quiz One Response In Lament to the Spirt of War, the idea of war is a frightening and quite scary place to be. Although reading this story is not like the reality of war, a person has a sense of what it feels like to be caught in the war itself. The story gives details that explains what a soldier feels like when he or she is in battle. Like a “raging storm” or a “fiery monster.” The feet of the solder is filled with anxiety. These are powerful and somewhat meaningful examples of what that the story points out to its readers.
A lot of people might not realize how PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) can affect people’s lives. It is a mental disorder that can drastically alter someone’s life. I have friends that have been in combat zones and have flashbacks due to certain noises. It is terrifying to watch them go through this. Just the sound of some fireworks could trigger an episode and they are truly scared for their lives.
It took a lot of courage to get me to feel confident behind the wheel. Although it was challenging, my courage and freedom is what drove me to drive. My fear started when I saw a bunch of stories on the news of young teenagers being killed or injured in accidents. It made me feel very nervous and afraid to get in a car because there is a possibility that I might not be alive later that night. We also see
Terror wasn’t just after the Civil War it is also in today. Many people are affected by it. For the many who know it can put fear in a person’s mind, once they know fear they try to avoid it. That will not work if US citizens avoid the threat of terrorism we are doomed! We have to open our eyes and look at the bigger picture, that there is a chance that you can die every day, a person can see whatever they want in a tv, but when they actually experience they are mind blown.
The trouble with history books nowadays is that they present history to us through a bias. American history has changed dramatically, due to the actions of those who are trying to further their political and social agendas. Because of this, students are, in a way, brainwashed into believing the misconceptions contained in history books. In "Rewriting American History" Frances Fitzgerald explores the differences between history books from her childhood and the ones written more recently; these changes in context and perspective can negatively affect the convictions of many