You will write about the Chernobyl disaster and the weeks following it from three voices/three perspectives: Pick three of these four or five: a) from the perspective of a nuclear scientist in Chernobyl, b) from the perspective of a wife of a liquidator, c) from the perspective of Mikhail Gorbachev, d) from the perspective of a child in Pripyat, e) from the perspective of an abandoned dog in the exclusion zone or f) (for the environmentally minded) from the perspective of a tree or plant in the exclusion zone). In writing from these people’s or beings’ perspectives, consider 1. what they can and cannot know at the time of the accident, 2. what nuclear power means to them, what they value in life and what’s not important to them, 3. consider the tactile or physical information accessible to them: where are they when the accident occur and in the weeks after; what do they see, smell, hear, observe, feel? How does the story, the explanations and the important information change depending on who’s perspective you are trying to comprehend?
The analysis will be 1-2 pages. The answer needs to be based on the reading and include quotes. SOURCES MUST BE CITED USING PAGE NUMBERS TO GET A PASSING GRADE.