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Article #1: Hurricane%3Aa8451428c042109971ff16ca135ce6a5Holtermann, W. (2014). Hurricane. The Kenyon Review,36(1), new series, 13-17. Who wrote it?Author: Wes HoltermannFrom the Lucy’s point of viewWhat methods did it use?oBefore the storm that took place in Arkansas, they were basically loving their lives in fear, waiting for the storm to finally hit. oTried to plan, but in reality they wouldn’t follow those plans, so they just went to church and prayedWhat data did it use?oAll they had that would help them prepare was watch the “digitally simulated hurricane pinwheel toward the coast” (13) They watched the news and had to hope for the bestWhat were its findings?oAfter the storm their house was flooded. They had living animals such as snakes and fish the lived in the water that had taken over their home. oBirds were unable to survive the powerful storm; lifeless and dropping out the sky.oMany fish were unable to survive as well. The powerful flow of water tossed them around, killing them.oOf course the winds tore through the city, taking down telephone poles and trees, basically anything in its way. oHomes were ripped apart. oJesse and Lucy, whose point of view this is told from even tried driving after the storm through the mess to get somewhere dry and livable until their home got back to normal.It was hard due to the weather and the amount of people trying to get out of there.What questions were left unanswered?oWe were never told about the cleanup of Arkansas or how long it took to restore it its normal ways. Summary in 3-4 sentences (why it seems valuable/important)Hurricane, written by Wes Holtermann, describes their experience before, during, and after a hurricane that took place in Arkansas. We learned that before the storm had hit, they tried to plan and be ready for it by watching the “digitally simulated hurricane pinwheel toward the coast” (13) on the news, but when they realized they most likely wouldn’t follow their detailed plans, they just went to church and prayed. During the storm, their house began flooding, being invaded by animals such as snakes and fish, living and dead. The winds tore through the city, taking down telephone poles, trees, homes, basically anything in its way. After the storm Jesse and Lucy, whose point of view this article was told from, tried driving after the storm through the mess to get somewhere dry and livable until their home got back to normal. We know how
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they survived the storm, but we were never told about the cleanup of Arkansas or how long it took to restore it to their normal ways. Article #2 Hurricane Katrina: Addictive Behavior Trends and Predictors%3Ae9791213a56df3c3bf128c27d8ce5ad4Beaudoin, C. (2011). Hurricane Katrina: Addictive Behavior Trends and Predictors. Public Health Reports (1974-),126(3), 400-409.
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