Article Metaphors

For this assignment, we were asked to select five unillustrated articles form the International Herald Tribune.  Each article must had to be from a different section of the paper.  Next, we were ask to write a summary on each, and draw 10 thumbnails for them as well.

1. In Loss, a Mother Explores Dark Questions and Bright Memories

This article give a summary/review of a book about a mother struggle to deal with the death of her husband and her daughter illness.  The book is called “Blue Nights”.

Quintana Roo Dune (her daughter) were having nightmares about The Broken Man, a name she had given to fear and death, was coming to take her away.  She would beg and plea with her parents not to allow him to.  She want them to keep her safe.  In December 2003 was suffering from pneumonia and went into a septic shock in a New York City hospital.  The Broken Man tried to take her, but was unsuccessful.  Instead, he claimed her father who had suffer from a heart attack shortly after coming a visit seeing her.  Quintana held on for 20 months before dying in August 2005 at the age of 39.

reference:

http://joan-didion.info/2010/11/new-didion-aging-memoir/

2. Sporting Big Feet and a Heart to Match

This articles gives a brief summary of the successful film career of the director Christopher Munch.  He is known for taking risk and not being afraid to use his imagination to depict unruly details and irreducible dimensions of individual lives within his films.  His latest film, “Letters From the Big Man”, is the feature topic.  It is set to open IFC Center in Manhattan this Friday.  It is about Sarah Smith, an artist and government hydrologist, sets out on a post-fire stream survey in a remote part of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness of southwestern Oregon. In the course of her journey through this ancient and ecologically diverse land, she finds herself interacting with a sasquatch man. As their friendship grew, Sarah must take bold steps to protect his privacy, as well as her own.

Reference:

http://www.bigfootlunchclub.com/2011/02/letters-from-big-man-first-look-preview.html

http://www.cryptomundo.com/bigfoot-report/letters-from-the-big-man-4/

 

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