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Miss Toshiko Sasaki Throughout John Hersey's Hiroshima

Summary: This document follows the character Miss Toshiko Sasaki in the events following the atomic bomb on Hiroshima as described in the book HIROSHIMA by John Hersey.
Pg. 15-A Noiseless Flash

Miss Sasaki, a busy young woman, has just finished her early morning chores and sets off to her job as a clerk at the East Asia Tin Works factory. She sits down at the desk in her office, and before starting a day's work, she decides to chat a little bit with her co-worker. As she turns her head away from the windows, she experiences a blinding flash, and everything around her collapses. She pinned to the floor by bookcases and their contents, and her leg is being crushed.

I find it interesting how the first few moments after the initiation of the bomb are portrayed in this section. In my point of view, the tone feels unbiased, truthful, and statistical, almost as if I were watching the action through the lens of a video camera. This probably stems from the fact that the...

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