Hiroshima Essay

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Final exam      Lets take a trip to a place where we re-created. Not a place you would think is right here, in our yard, right in North America, but a place across the ocean and to an Island. If your thinking OooooOoooo the Caribbean Islands your wrong but none other than Japan. Yes, this is a Place that we had re-created because of a bomb that was dropped on August 6, 1945. It had caused many of deaths, devastation, and mutations, and this event was Ironically put in place by a poem written by Mary Jo Salter called “Welcome to Hiroshima.”            Irony starts this poem off, because here you are entering Hiroshima, but in English it is written “welcome to…show more content…
But the way she puts it sounds normal because she splits here stanzas just right to where it sounds like there is nothing wrong, especially how the third stanza is put. It Its Ironic in the fact that it seems that there are “breathing safe” and just taking water from the Ohta River to put into their tea but to realize the twist is, the Radiation that had flowed into that water is causing their mutations. She puts these mutations in such a perfect picture with the “ironic” American food such as pizza topped with a cherry and a Pancake sandwich. She also relates the word glass into her poem, and that could be for we look through glass for window shopping and for the Television. But at that time news broadcast of the war was prohibited but we would be highly into the tv from here on out. Also she relates the glass as being in some women’s arm and how she will always remember what happened on that day because of the glass being shoved into her arm because of the blast. Another very vivid picture is the one of the wrist watch of a child just stuck on Eight-fifteen and how time was just stopped. It didn’t even take a second for that to stop it because the impact was that strong not only on the people in Hiroshima but for a nation.      So as a Whole the new renovated Hiroshima done by none other than
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