Story: and of Clay Are We Created Essay

710 WordsDec 16, 20123 Pages
And of Clay Are We Created This story gives a reflection on the role of the media because it demonstrates how news matter when a catastrophe occurs. Media is there to inform the public and increase their popularity but they are emotionally detached on what Azucena is going through. Allende makes media react in a particular way on how they should act with the people and be in guard on what to film, to please the public. The media only follows the company’s demands which is to bring more money for the company and that they shouldn’t take daily events emotionally. Though there’s Rolf Carle, who is different toward Azucena and distracts her from her hurt and loss of hope. We can see that media from different companies want to…show more content…
595) This last part, we noticed that Azucena is being surrounded by cameras and everything is being recorded of what is going on. It shows that this is something entertaining but in reality is something that should be taken in consideration for future events. The death of Azucena brought a great despair to Rolf, because he might had felt guilty because he didn’t try to help her but in reality he did, by talking to her and giving her strength. Even though Rolf went through many experiences that made him detach emotionally from others feelings, he still was touched when he saw that girl being hurt and no one showing any care to help her. She was taken away many years of her life and also things she could have done in the future; this might have been the things that Rolf had been touched with. “And of Clay Are We Created” is a story that describes human behavior on media and how it affects emotions on certain people. It demonstrates how this job takes a lot of courage and strength in perceiving strong events, like Azucena being stuck in a mudslide. Though in some cases, we might get attached to them, which will affect our way of thinking (like it happened to Rolf Carle). He only wanted the pump for Azucena, so she won’t be missing what life has for her, but sadly it didn’t happen in time and she died. Media might be the one blamed for not taking rapid steps on rescuing her; they just wanted to
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