Sunday, March 24, 2019
The Day the Noise Stopped :: essays research papers
A woman is sitting in her old, shuttered augury. She k right aways shes alone in the world because every another(prenominal) living thing is dead.The doorbell rings. She services the door to find nothing besides the wind. She looks to the left, then to the right and back to the left. She has a puzzled look on her face. What in the world is going on, she thinks to herself. Janet runs to the living room, picks up the rally and calls her sister. No answer. A fluke, she thinks to herself. She dials her best friend, again, no answer. She is starting to dread at this point. Janet calls everyone in her address book, including her brother in China. She gets no answer from anyone. Janet walks outside and finds nothing but dirt, empty cars and houses. She sees bicycles left lying in the street, as if the children were snatched off them while riding away from something. Janet walks down what apply to be a beautiful street, lined with oak and willow trees. What she finds now is a desolat e world in which she seems to be alone.Janet continues to walk, not realizing that hours constitute passed. Hours without any trace of life, not even a blade of grass. She is hard to sort things out in her mind as to how this could be. Alas, she comes up with the answer, or so she thinks. She is talking aloud as she walks because she knows she will go dotty if she doesnt hear something. While I was sleeping, I did hear a loud screeching noise. I thought it was just a dream. I did hear a lot of screaming, and what sounded like pandemonium in the campaign of the house. I think we were under attack. Yes, that must be it. They have dropped atomic bombs on us and wiped out all of Gods creations. But, whoremonger it be? Who would do this? Why am I still present? Why didnt I die too?Janet remembers when she was a girlish girl and her father told her of a story about their old, run down, house with magic shutters. He said that his father had met an Indian Medicine military man duri ng his travels. Her grandfather helped the Medicine Mans son. He performed an emergency procedure on him that enabled him to live a long, prosperous life. The Medicine Man didnt have anything to offer in return.