I admit it, I killed her, I killed Yvette.
I hated her so much. Would you be interested in going through the text a few chapters at a time instead of all at once?
The Bible cryptically abridges Enoch's entire story to his being years old and this from Genesis 5: Is this the book of Enoch we will be reading through? What is happening with the shifts from; 2nd person "he blessed", "he took up", to mixed 1st and 2nd person "Enoch a righteous man, whose eyes were opened by God, I'm not seeing a description of a flood. James, I am saying that the text so far is not an obvious description of a flood.
Water does not feature so far. I'm not saying that the very next section we read does not feature masses of water. Or that a great flood is not described further on. If you could limit yourself to addressing exactly what is on the table I will find it much easier to understand your views.
The surviving population flounders in the throes of PASD post-apocalyptic stress disorder ; flashbacks provide scale as to how far the culture has fallen. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Proposition 7: An epic tale about the ultimate battle of good and evil in an America devastated by weaponised influenza. This page was last edited on 27 April , at The lyrics  tell a loose story, invoking a series of images that tell three different stories for each of the three verses. No trivia or quizzes yet.
What I see so far, when condensed down, is; 1. God comes to earth, 2.
God causes the earth to move so violently that it sunders, 3. The treatment of veterans in the United States has always been a sore spot for Springsteen.
The lyrics  tell a loose story, invoking a series of images that tell three different stories for each of the three verses. The first verse is about "ragamuffin gunner" and has a recurring theme of religion , including references to the "hit-and-run" pleading for "sanctuary" and hiding beneath a "holy stone," while "breakin' beams and crosses with a spastic's reeling perfection" and "nuns run bald through Vatican halls, pregnant, pleading Immaculate Conception.
The second verse is about a "pure American brother", "Jimmy the Saint", perhaps the same person as the "ragamuffin gunner" from the first verse. This is the beginning of Springsteen's use of automobile themes along with " The Angel " , as the pure American brother "races Sundays in Jersey in a Chevy stock Super Eight" and "leans on the hood telling racing stories.
The third verse concerns a series of people on the streets of a city, presumably New York. They include " Eighth Avenue sailors in satin shirts," "some storefront incarnation of Maria," " Bronx 's best apostle", "the cops," "the whiz-bang gang" and "some kid" who gets shot in the ensuing gun fight and holds "his leg, screaming something in Spanish.
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