Summary Of A Sound Of Thunder And Nethergrave

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Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder” and Skurzynski’s “Nethergrave” are both pretty interesting stories. Both stories relate to an adventure through a world that is unknown as the setting, and refer to the way that technology can change the world , in extension, and individual. Both stories contain some of the same elements as each other, but they are put out in different ways. To start, both of the main characters Eckels in “A Sound of Thunder” and Jeremy in “Nethergrave”, the story starts out with Jeremy at school, and he makes a winning goal in soccer for the other team. He talks about his bad reputation and experiences at school and him being bullied but by then you know he’s a misfit. As for in “ A Sound of Thunder,” Eckels is revealed to be a misfit to all of the other hunters when he get face to face with a Tyrannosaurus Rex and just runs of in complete fear. These simple events will help you know the characterization within the rest of the story. As you get deeper into the story, the books do a good job of making a feeling of future events. In “Nethergrave,” Jeremy’s friends that he met online leave him in a way that makes him feel like he has permanent withdrawal. Considering the feeling Jeremy gets when Nethergrave appears, I believe the author was trying to contrast a lonely, sad feeling to a euphoric, exited feeling. If that is what they were really trying to do, then the author succeeded. In “A Sound of Thunder,” Eckels talks with the hunters in his group about the Tyranosaurus Rex and the fear that it gives people and the amount of strength the monster has. There is a side conversation as well, of what could happen if even a tiny thing were disturbed in the past to the future. When there is a pretty long conversation like there was in the story about something that must not happen or they think wont happen, usually happens which makes a plot to the story. It is these parts of the stories that you can see a big change with the two stories.
The ends of the story are very different from each other in quite a few ways. Let just say there is a good ending in one story and a bad ending in another. Lets go deeper

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