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    A Literary Analysis of John Hersey John Hersey was born in China. His parents were missionaries and raised him in a religious fashion.# His humanistic views were a product of this upbringing. After graduating from Yale, class of 1936#, he dabbled in the art of poetry.# Soon after, he advanced into writing novels. Thought to be one of the last civil writers,# Hersey wrote for Time magazine during World War II, in which he documented many historical accounts.# Hersey also worked under famous muckraker

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    John Hersey

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    John Hersey was an American child born in China with missionary’s parents. He had a religious upbringing and spoke Chinese. He returned to the United States when he was ten years old and became a well educated man with humanistic views. John Hersey begins his writing career at Time magazine in 1937 after graduating from Yale University in 1936. He was hired by Time magazine after writing an essay criticizing their murky quality. While writing for the Times magazine, John was able to accompany

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    Hiroshima, by John Hersey

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    Tanimoto “… Found a good-sized pleasure punt drawn up on the bank… five dead men, nearly naked, badly burned…” (Hersey, 37) near it, he “… lifted the men away from the boat… he experienced such horror at disturbing the dead…” (Hersey, 37). On August 6, 1945 the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to end the war between them. Hiroshima, by John Hersey is a book about six survivors of the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a city. The six survivors tell their

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    Hiroshima by John Hersey

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    Hiroshima by John Hersey The non-fiction book Hiroshima by John Hersey is an engaging text with a powerful message in it. The book is a biographical text about lives of six people Miss Sasaki, Dr. Fujii, Mrs. Nakamura, Father Kleinsorge, Dr. Sasaki and Rev. Tanimoto in Hiroshima, Japan and how their lives completely changed at 8:15 on the 6th of August 1945 by the dropping of the first atomic bomb. The author, John Hersey, through his use of descriptive language the in book Hiroshima exposes

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    Hiroshima Genre

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    Name: Paul Peterson Date: 3/10/2017 Period: 3 Book Title: Hiroshima Genre: Historical Nonfiction Author: John Hersey Number of Pages: 152 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Brief Summary and “Arrangement” of the Book: Arrangement - The book is divided into 5 chapters, the last of which is an account 40 years after the war. It is organized by character, so in one section it will talk about only one character. This method of writing is effective because it gives the events in chronological order, but still separates

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    Atomic Bombing

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    Hiroshima and Nagasaki in retaliation for the attack on Pearl Harbor. In the years following the attack, many writings have been published in order to capture the horrid nature of this event. The two that we will look at are “Hatsuyo Nakamura” by John Hersey, and “Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki Told by Flight Member” by William Laurence. Hersey’s Story chronicles life after the bombing for one of the survivors while Laurence tells the story of the attack through the eyes of one of the crew members aboard

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    It is hard to realize the lives of others around the world especially during war time.  We have no idea what they go through and struggle for during these devastating times.  The non-fiction book “Hiroshima” by John Hersey has a touching view on what citizens went through thanks to his descriptive language which helps you feel like if you were really there.  The book is about a city that went through mass destruction being hit by an atomic bomb, and the rest of the community that was left was in

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    John Hersey Hiroshima

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    Lukasko Honors Social Studies 2 27 August 2015 Hiroshima When the American bomber Enola Gay dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, it not only caused the end of the war, but also changed the 20th Century forever. Lives were effected all over the world. In John Hersey’s Hiroshima, he tells the story of six survivors and their struggling journey after the worlds first active atomic bomb was dropped on August 6th, 1946. On the morning of the bombing what had saved each character was a change or delay in their

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    Churchill reveals that in the hands of so few many were hurt. During the war, how could have these people face conflict? How could they face death and still strive? For example, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne show one of the boy’s risk simply to stay alive, and in Hiroshima by John Hersey Mrs. Nakamura pulls her children out desperately, what for? To survive. In Maus, II Anja lives through dehumanizing conflicts and is faced with death every day even though she suffers from a mental illness

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    John Hersey's Hiroshima

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    John Hersey's Hiroshima John Hersey's Hiroshima is a factual account about the day the United States government dropped the first atom bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. John interviewed six survivors and reported their stories in a factual but interesting fashion. He gives a brief description of each person and tells of his or her daily activities both before and after the explosion. Hersey's descriptions of people and events give the reader a feeling of actually being at the scene

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