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An After Thought of Short StoriesEarth may run red with wars In the midst of battles in the roar of conflict they found the serenity of deathWhat exactly was Robert Ingersoll thinking when he wrote that Was he trying to tell us something that we already knew but were to blind to see Well when I read the quote I immediately thought of two short stories After the Sirens by Hugh Hood and Here There Be Tygers by Ray Bradbury When reading these two pieces of material one can easily decipher that there is no validity to conflicts that end in death because then no one wins In both of these stories the authors have depicted their philosophy on chaos and disaster even though it was not said in those exact words Therefore because the two stories have no relation there is a contrast in the message being sent to us The Earth belongs to the living not to the deadThis specific quote by Jefferson creates a mood for the readers to kind of set the setting for the whole idea of disaster When using settings the authors are very careful to include certain details that will help the reader to picture in there mind what exactly is taking place Hugh Hood did a very good job at this when he wrote the short story After the Sirens This particular story took place at 445 in the morning in North America somewhere close to New York City Hood set several moods throughout the story such as frustration panic confusion and hysteria to allow the reader to feel what the characters felt In Here There Be Tygers Ray Bradbury set the time frame to a futuristic point of view on Planet 7 of star system 84 In this particular short story Bradbury describes the planet in great detail giving the reader a feel for the great beauty of the wonderland referred to as a planet One
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