Short Story: Adversity in the community

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Short Story: Adversity in the community by Mind Map: Short Story: Adversity in the community

1. Ideas for my digital narrative

1.1. Character rescues a person trapped in a burning house.

1.2. group of community members overthrow a local gang

1.3. community fights against racism

1.4. community member develops an idea that creates jobs for unemployed community members

1.5. community fight against an alien invasion

1.6. the space time continuum has fallen apart and dinosaurs have fallen out of a wormhole onto earth. A local community must band together to survive

1.7. a community must overcome their differences in order to escape a snow buried gymnasium

2. Thoughts and feelings associated with battling and overcoming adversity

2.1. strength

2.2. courage

2.3. heartache

2.4. power

2.5. will

2.6. helplessness

2.7. fatigue

2.8. satisfaction having overcome adversity

3. Potential Images to use when telling story

3.1. fire

3.2. people in distress

3.2.1. sad frustrated

3.3. people

3.4. images of communities and villiages

3.5. images of tsunamis

3.5.1. people running and hiding

3.6. money

3.6.1. skyscrapers city

3.7. workplaces and factories

3.7.1. people protesting

3.8. gangs

3.9. desert

3.9.1. drought dead crops

3.10. sun

3.11. volcanos

3.12. dinosaurs

3.13. space

3.13.1. earth

3.14. map

3.14.1. sign of 'welcome to..."

3.15. snow

4. Types of adversity a community may encounter:

4.1. Financial turmoil

4.2. natural disasters

4.3. tsunami

4.4. volcano

4.5. war

4.6. drought

4.7. gang violence

4.8. high unemployment

4.9. snow

5. How can adversity be overcome?

5.1. working together

5.2. thinking together

6. What is adversity? How can it be defined?

6.1. adversity can be defined as a struggle or unanticipated challenge that causes distress or hardship, for example the small town in tomorrow when the war began gets invaded leaving a group of teenagers left to fend for themselves and battle the invaders

6.2. adversity can be good

6.3. adversity often prompts change or change can prompt adversity

7. quotes regarding adversity:

7.1. what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger

7.2. adversity is just change that we haven't adapted ourselves to yet

7.3. adversity causes some men to break and others to break records

7.4. a bend in the road is not the end of the road... unless you fail to make the turn

7.5. adversity: the catalyst for change and success

7.6. every adversity, every failure and every heartache carries with it either the seed of an equivalent or even greater benefit

7.7. hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny - C.S Lewis

7.8. a smooth sea never made a skilful sailor