No Safety In Numbers

The Theme and Recent Events

The Theme

I believe that the theme of no safety in numbers is: Always look out for yourself and your family, because no one else will. I do not think this theme occurs in real life very often at all. I think the theme of Hurricane Katrina is more realistic. I think that events theme is: People always stick together and help each other in times of need.

No Safety In Number's Theme Can be Represented by 3 Quotes.

The 'W' Questions About Hurricane Katrina

Who: Volunteers of America helped rebuild homes and buildings after Hurricane Katrina
What: Hurricane Katrina was one of the worst hurricanes in decades, and VOA helped people who lost their homes and belongings.
When: 2005 Hurricane Season - Present. To this day VOA is still helping rebuild.
Where: All across New Orleans and the Gulf Coast
Why: To help others have a brighter future
How: By redesigning and rebuilding homes and other buildings to make them more likely to survive future storms and floods.

Themes and Connections of Hurricane Katrina.

Hurricane Katrina's theme is: People always stick together and help each other in tough times.
These connections contribute to my understanding of the novel because it shows me that the book's theme is rare, unlikely, and usually the opposite happens.
These connection's contribute to my understanding of theme because I now understand that not all book theme's are likely to happen, and some are not very realistic.

Response to the Theme of "No Safety in Numbers" and Hurricane Katrina

The book's theme is: Only look out for yourself and your family, and Hurricane Katrina's theme is: People always band together to help each other in tough times. I have never experienced the first theme, but I have witnessed the second theme occur over and over again. Every time there is a natural disaster, people all over the world band together to help.
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I Beleive this image represents the theme, as it shows people helping rebuild a house after a natural disaster.