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Hiroshima

Summary: After the bombing, there were 5 main survivors. Each were specially detailed by Hersey. This essay gives examples on which character has the strongest personality, and which has the weakest. Also, the character who has my sympathy is also proven in this essay.
On August 6, 1945, at approximately 8:15 in the morning, the almighty fury of the atomic bomb was first unleashed upon the city of Hiroshima. Population of the city instantly dropped from 250,000 to 100,000, and wounding another 100,000. The citizens' homes were crushed; almost everything in the path of the uranium powered bomb was destroyed. This great book also tells of hibakusha (bomb survivors). Hersey focuses on 6 main survivors: Reverend Mr. Kyoti Tanimoto, Dr. Masakazu Fujii, Toshiko Sasaki, Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura, Dr. Terufumi Sasaki, and Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge. The lives of these 6 people are traced from the moment the bomb was dropped, a few months after the disaster, and 40 years after the bomb. Each character has a certain struggle, a crisis, a conflict, and the book gives a detailed "diary" of what happened on that tragic day. However, some characters face their situations differently then another. Some characters, such as Dr. Terufumi Sasaki...

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