Saturday, June 30, 2012

"Dénouement, Resolution, or Catastrophe"

From Wikipedia's entry on Dramatic Structure:

[Excerpted] Dénouement, resolution, or catastropheThe dénouement (pronounced /deɪnuːˈmɑ̃ː/, /deɪnuːˈmɒn/, or UK /deɪˈnuːmɑ̃ː/; French: [denuˈmɑ̃]) comprises events between the falling action and the actual ending scene of the drama or narrative and thus serves as the conclusion of the story. Conflicts are resolved, creating normality for the characters and a sense of catharsis, or release of tension and anxiety, for the reader. Etymologically, the French word dénouement is derived from the Old French word desnouer, "to untie", from nodus, Latin for "knot." Simply put, dénouement is the unraveling or untying of the complexities of a plot.

The comedy ends with a dénouement (a conclusion) in which the protagonist is better off than at the story's outset. The tragedy ends with a catastrophe in which the protagonist is worse off than at the beginning of the narrative.

Denouement: Resolution or Catastrophe?

WSJ: Temperature rising at No. 4 fuel pool — Safety limit to be exceeded Tuesday morning?

Temperature of No. 4 pool rising nearly twice as fast as rate reported by Tepco

The cooling system [...] suspended operation Saturday [...] at around 6:25 a.m. [...] The water temperature of the pool was 31 C at the time of the suspension” -Kyodo

“The temperature of the pool rose 0.26 C per hour by late Saturday afternoon, according to the utility.” -Marketwatch

“Jiji reported both of the pumps stopped, UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) has gone out of order. The water temperature was 36.6 C at 18:00 of 6/30/2012.” -Fukushima Diary

Tepco: Unable to activate backup cooling system at No. 4 fuel pool


International Rescuers charge in and take command, rescuing the world from the ongoing radiological catastrophe at Fukushima that now reaches a new climax as spent fuel pool four escalates in temperature.


The spent fuel pool four crashes and burns.


The spent fuel pool four is revealed as previously having crashed and burned.

June 26 2011

Official Coverup Obscures The Collapse Of Reactor 4 See The Video Of What Is Being Demolished
At Fuksuhima Daiichi Here By Yoichi Shimatsu Exclusive To

The Stakes?

a. Japan?

b. Japan and the Pacific West Coast of North America

c. The Northern Hemisphere

d. All of humanity everywhere

Hat Tip: Heart of the Rose for last set of links


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