Prompt #47: Pathetic Fallacy

Pathetic Fallacy is basically the use of weather and nature to foreshadow or characterize particular circumstances in a work of fiction or theatre. Take this example from Macbeth:

“The night has been unruly. Where we lay, our chimneys were blown down, and, as they say, lamentings hear i’th’air, strange screams of death, and prophesying with accents terrible of dire combustion and confused events, new hatched to the woeful time. The obscure bird clamored the live long night. Some say the earth was feverous and did shake.”

¬†Pretend you’re a weatherman in such a universe. How do you describe rain, storms, etc?

Length: 300-word report

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