Week12Reaction - Week 12 John Hersey from Hiroshima I read this book for my second paper and I agree that everyone in the class(everyone period

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Week 12 John Hersey – from Hiroshima I read this book for my second paper, and I agree that everyone in the class (everyone, period, really) should read this book. I liked this passage particularly because I thought that it illustrated a little bit of what most of the characters were doing and faring in the aftermath of the bomb, but also that it contained the radio message that Japanese broadcasters released and also the U.S. President’s statement about the atomic bomb dropping. I think that in particular these two things, short and succinct, said so much about the lack of emotion (seemingly) throughout the rest of the world about this tragedy – the follow-up by Hersey explaining that these people were vastly unaffected and uninvolved in the war until they were lying amongst the dead and destructed remains of their people and their city. Piers Paul Read – from Alive This was a really interesting read; I thought that Read did an excellent job of handling a very touchy subject – the idea of eating human flesh. I thought that it was
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course COMM 261 taught by Professor Russellfrank during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Week12Reaction - Week 12 John Hersey from Hiroshima I read this book for my second paper and I agree that everyone in the class(everyone period

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