The Tone Of Chaos In Thomas Beller's 'Ashen Guy'

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On September 11, 2001, two planes crashed into the world trade center. Some who survived the event wrote stories about what happened. Thomas beller created a book where he compiled many of those stories in a book called “Before and After: Stories from New York”. In the story “Ashen Guy”, Thomas Beller creates a tone of chaos. Using language, the author creates the tone of chaos. When he says that he was nearing the world trade center “There was more urgency and less mirth.” and how the police were “waving their arms, and shouting” and how they were “herding everyone to the left, towards West Broadway”. The actions that the police are doing shows that they are trying to get everything under control, the urgency shows that everyone is trying

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