Caitlin Connor Writing Assignment #2TA: Michael CoopersmithHoltermann, W. (2014). Hurricane. The Kenyon Review,36(1), new series, 13-17.In the article, “Hurricane” by Wes Holtermann, he describes the experience of thenarrators Jesse and Lucy, before, during, and after a hurricane that took place in Arkansas. On thenews, the readers learned that before the storm had hit, Jesse and Lucy attempted to plan andprepare for the upcoming storm by watching the “digitally simulated hurricane pinwheel towardthe coast” (13). However, when they realized they might not be able to follow through with theirdetailed plans, they went to church and prayed for safety during the storm. Throughout the storm,the civilians’ homes were flooded and invaded by animals, such as snakes and fish, both livingand dead. Additionally, the winds tore through the city, took down telephone poles, trees, homes,and basically anything in its way. After the storm, Jesse and Lucy attempted to drive through thedisaster to get somewhere dry and livable. Once their homes return to normal, Jesse and Lucywill return home. The readers know how they survived the storm, but are never told about thecleanup of Arkansas or how long it took to return to normalcy. Mortality Associated with Hurricane Katrina — Florida and Alabama, August–October 2005. (2006). Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report,55(9), 239-242. “Morality Associated with hurricane Katrina - Florida and Alabama, August - October2005,” published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), talks about the fatalitiesthat took place during and after Hurricane Katrina. To compare the deaths directly related,possibly related and indirectly related to Hurricane Katrina, the CDC used bar charts. Thedirectly related deaths correlate to those who died from impact of the storm and the indirectlyrelated deaths correlate to those who were in an unsafe and unsanitary place during the storm(240). In order to prevent future fatalities of a hurricane, the CDC developed charts stating the
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