Relying only on material from the Hiroshima monograph, the textbook, and class notes and PowerPoints–thoroughly answer all of the following questions:
Section One: According to the book, why was Hiroshima such an ideal target for American bombing?
a. Discuss the experiences of one of the central characters in this book.
b. Explain what you think the author’s purpose was in telling so many individual anecdotes about life before the bomb.
Section Three: List and describe some of the side effects from radiation sickness.
Section Four: Explain why the medical and rescue efforts had so little impact on the survivors’ behalf, immediately following the blast.
***Include at least three direct, multi-sentence block quotes from Hiroshima to support your position. Be sure to cite these quotations in parentheses and in all caps. For example, your citation might look like this:
“Allied doctors who came in after the surrender found plasma and penicillin very effective.” (HERSEY, P. 99).
PLEASE NOTE: If you do not include the 3 direct quotations from the book, you will lose 15 points from your score.