Eclipse, seen through the smoke of the wildfires near Sunset Point, just north of Phoenix, Arizona.

Eclipse, seen through the smoke of the wildfires near Sunset Point, just north of Phoenix, Arizona.

The Springs Fire, Banks-Garden Valley, Idaho, Boise National Forest, August 13, 2012; burning embers aloft

The Springs Fire, Banks-Garden Valley, Idaho, Boise National Forest, August 13, 2012; burning embers aloft

She has little innocent demons inside her eyes, and they recklesslywww.play with matches. --I've never seen sparks so pretty. ~n.

She has little innocent demons inside her eyes, and they recklesslywww.play with matches. --I've never seen sparks so pretty. ~n.

There was a forest fire on the side of the Conwy Valley where it just seemed to be ablaze and the smoke was immense. Maybe 1980. Then all the trees slowly grew back.

There was a forest fire on the side of the Conwy Valley where it just seemed to be ablaze and the smoke was immense. Maybe 1980. Then all the trees slowly grew back.

Triple Rocker/GFI Copper Switch Plate in Wild Fire by CopperVentures on Etsy

Triple Rocker/GFI Copper Switch Plate in Wild Fire

Triple Rocker/GFI Copper Switch Plate in Wild Fire by CopperVentures on Etsy

"The awesome, horrible power of wild fire... Rebirth always follows the devastation."  /  This photo strongly shows the devastation that fire can wreak on nature.  It also shows how strong fire itself can be.

"The awesome, horrible power of wild fire... Rebirth always follows the devastation." / This photo strongly shows the devastation that fire can wreak on nature. It also shows how strong fire itself can be.

"That was many years ago, twenty years or more, and during this time Okonkwwo's fame had grown like a bush-fire in harmattan."(3). Because the igbo village of Mbaino is an agricultural society, planting and harvesting crops as their main source of food, their connection to the land and nature is strong. using a bush-fire during the dry season to describe Okonkwo's fame reveals that the Igbo villagers very closely align themeselves with nature and depend on it for success and survival.

"That was many years ago, twenty years or more, and during this time Okonkwwo's fame had grown like a bush-fire in harmattan."(3). Because the igbo village of Mbaino is an agricultural society, planting and harvesting crops as their main source of food, their connection to the land and nature is strong. using a bush-fire during the dry season to describe Okonkwo's fame reveals that the Igbo villagers very closely align themeselves with nature and depend on it for success and survival.

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