On a cold December 30, 1903, parents and children were headed to the Iroquois Theater in downtown Chicago to see Mr. Bluebeard. The theater had just opened that day and was said to be “absolutely fireproof;” in the end, the exact opposite was true. The tragedy begun when an arc light shortened and ignited a drop curtain. When that happened audience member’s panicked and began scrambling to escape but due to the over-packed crowd there was no way to escape thorough the small main doorway. (Sauberman) Ultimately, due to misjudgments and mistakes the Iroquois Theater burned down, killing a total of 602 people; because of this, stricter theater fire codes were passed.
Her neighbors helped her out by getting the furniture and other valuables out of the burning house. The Maycomb’s old fire truck jammed on the route, had to be pushed by a crowd of men. By the time Maycomb’s fire truck reached to the site, a fire truck from Abbottsville County came and began pumping water on the house but soon the whole house collapsed and gushed fire all around. The fire was completely
This is where Kate’s life really starts to slip right through her hands; just as water runs through the spaces between your fingers when you run them under water. Part 2 gets off to a rather rough start. Kate gets her decision letter from MIT, and she ended up being declined. Simultaneously she also sets a fire in Chemistry class and then later that night the Litche’s house catches fire. Kate’s father decides to take in Teri and Mikey into their house until the fire damage is taken care of.
The good parent will give of themselves so their children will have the best experiences and opportunities. In the book, So Far from the Bamboo Grove, by Yoko Kawashima Watkins, Yoko and her sister Ko’s mother sacrificed her needs for her children. During the long journey escaping from North Korea and trying to return to Japan, she always gave them most of her food and her coat and blanket so they wouldn’t be as hungry or cold. She felt that education was most important. With the little money she had, she enrolled them in school and paid for their tuition so they could finish school for the year.
9/11 Conspiracies On September 11 2001. He heard a large rumble above his office. Thrown to the floor by the shock of the impact, he had to no idea what had happened, but he knew something was wrong. His family had found out all the information from the media and word of mouth, so they kept trying to call his office frantically. There was no answer!
"The Hearth and The Salamander" In the novel “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury, Guy Montag is a fireman in a society where many books are illegal. His job is to burn the books and the place housing them if reported or suspected. After work one night, he comes in contact with his neighbor that he’s never met before named Clarisse McClellan. She makes him second guess his happiness and life overall. When Montag gets to his house he discovers that his wife named Mildred took the whole bottle of sleeping pills and calls 911.
She explains the struggle of only having little food there because it was the ones her parents brought her during the weekends but she had to save it in order for it to last. When she finally gets back from the 45 day camp stay, her father has made up his mind up his mind and wants him and his family to leave
No one is allowed to read books; in fact, it is illegal. This is just one interesting thing in the futuristic society in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Firemen burn books and people in their homes refer to the actors on television shows as their family. Children kill each other, along with having other very destructive tendencies. Also in this story, Guy Montag is the main character, along with his foil character Clarisse McClellan.