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AP language and composition summer reading 102 MINUTES 1. The lights are ringing an the market is going to open (pg.34) 2. After fighting high-rise fires in midtown Manhattan, New York City, for the past ten years, in my opinion that the fire service has been lucky (pg.107). 3. About five floors from the top, you have about fifty people with their faces pressed against the windows trying to breathe (pg. 136). 4. In the name of god a voice wailed. in the name of god, in the name of god (pg. 156). 5. I just saw a guy rip his shirt off because it was on fire and jump (pg. 32)
Catastrophe- an event producing a subversion of the order or system of things, a final event, usually of a calamitous nature; hence, sudden calamity; great misfortune.
It’s a catastrophe because everyone is jumping for their life hence the great mistune of the planes that have hit the burning building.
Astonishing- so remarkable as to elicit belief: amazing, fabulous, fantastic, and marvelous phenomenal, prodigious.
It is astonishing that after all that is taking course the people is still in the building trying to start business instead of trying to evacuate.
Heartbreaking- causing overwhelming grief or distress, producing a strong emotional reaction extremely sad or pitiful
It is heartbreaking because the people are crying and calling out in the name of god.
Disaster- a sudden event, such as an accident or a natural catastrophe, that causes great damage or loss of life.
It’s a disaster because people are ripping their clothes off and jumping off building.
Shocking- causing indignation or disgust: offensive, terrible, horrible, appalling, and awful.
It’s shocking because the people are pressing their faces against the windows hence putting their self endangers off falling out.
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