Finding Logic and Reason: A Review of 127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston

Finding Logic and Reason: A Review of 127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston

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See Through His Eyes

We may not be able to say we know what Aron went through when he was challenged to make a choice. Watch this video to see the very spot where he was faced with a life altering decision.

Writing in Slow Motion

Aron captivated our attention with his detailed story and imagery. It was like time stood still when he described his fateful decision to amputate his leg. As narrative writers, we can use the method of writing in slow motion to make our stories and important events more intense for readers.

After you have watched the video, please go to the "Think" section on the TED Ed site at http://ed.ted.com/lessons/slowing-down-time-in-writing-film-aaron-sitze#review. Complete all questions as a group.

Features of Narrative Writing

From the Man Himself

Aron explains in interview what went through his mind from the moment that he considered amputating his arm. Listen and learn from his prospective for the next assignment.