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Sarah Lyon October 22, 2008 Informative words Comm. 103 T/R 200-315 The Moth man Lives Topic The Moth man of Point amiable western Virginia General Purpose To provide swearation on the veritable Mothman occurrences In signalize pleasant West Virginia. Specific purpose To inform my class to the truth behind the movie the moth man prophecies and let them assay the err tale of the stalkings that ar so close to our campus. I. Thesis The Mothman proposes is a leg demolition about a human side wench manage creature that has been linked to many deaths everywhere the years in point pleasant west Virginia.Organizational pattern Attention grabber Im the type of person that loves urban storys and when from the moment that I got to Marshalls campus I wanted to image one. And then the hunt began, I searched and I found The Moth man. Most of you are problem familiar with him from the movie the mothman prophecies. However the story doesnt end when the final c cherryits started to roll . II. Background In the early 1900s, an welkin away(p) Point Pleasant was designated the McClintic Wildlife Preserve. It was, among other things, a shuttle sanctuary.As part of the foundation War II war effort, part of the preserve was ripped up and reborn to a munitions dump where about 100 cement and steel igloos were built to house wartime explosives. These were later(prenominal) sold off to a variety of gunpowder, chemical substance and even bio-chemical companies. This area soon became known to the locals simply as the T. N. T. , and later became a general hangout where young people would park and shit parties. This is the area where many of the Mothman sightings occurred. III.Relevance All of the sighting of The Mothman bedevil been linked significantly to deaths around point plesant including the collapse of the facile bridge that killed 46. IV. Establish credibility Now Id similar to tell you that The Mothman is just a figment of our imagination and that we liv e in the safe arouse of West Virginia where nothing bad ever happens, but Id be lying to you. He has been linked to hundreds of deaths across our great state and on that point have been similar stories all over the world of a bird like mythical creature that brings about death. V.Thesis/preview The Moth man prophecies are not just a subject tile for a popular thriller movie but a real life urban legend that exists here in west Virginia. He has been linked to hundreds of deaths and the great silver bridge collapsing. Transition Even though it is hard to believe that a bird like man is responsible for killings around the entire state it is common knowledge that animals affected by strong chemicals can have strange mutations. Body I. How are the deaths linked to The Moth man? A. Prior to all death, reports of sightedness a birdlike man with red eyes were sighted. . In the spend of 1966, sightings began to take place around the Ohio River. One woman reported seeing something lookin g like a giant butterfly, about six feet long. On another evening a group of gravediggers saw what they described as a brown human being fly out of the trees. later on that November a man in Salem, West Virginia saw two red objects hovering over a field. His German Sheppard took off aft(prenominal) the objects and was never seen again. (http//www. otherplane. com/am/ammothman. htm). 2. It was shaped like a man, but bigger. Maybe six and a half or seven feet tall.And it had big wings folded against its back Roger stigmatise berry told newspersons. But it was those eyes that got us. It had two big eyes like automobile reflectors, added Linda Scar berry. They were hypnotic. For a minute, we could only stare at it. I couldnt take my eyes off it. (http//www. ufocasebook. com/themothman. html) B. The movie, The Moth man Prophecies is a semi-fictional identify of a reporter who solved the story of the moth man. 1. In the film the reporter finds himself entranced by the legend when hi s wife has mysteriously died suddenly after a car accident. 2.He gets in his car after her death and arrives by accident in Point Pleasant west Virginia. 3. He becomes friends with the locals and starts to sit the eerie phenomenon that is engulfing their quiet American town. Transition The movie was good at explaining what happened as far as the deaths due to the mothman but did not go into great details about how The Moth man was actually created. II. The story A. during WWII an area of Point Pleasant was inhabited by igloos that were used to manufactory trinitrotoluene (TNT). The igloos housed the TNT until it was needed to be sent for war efforts B.The Igloos were sealed and had been hidden, the EPA state that there was no way they could have leaked out any of the chemical, unless many choose to believe otherwise. C. The area is now known to locals as the TNT area. It is a recreational area for locals as well as a place where teenagers tend to hang out and party. Conclusion I. Restatement of dissertation Despite common held beliefs that the moth man is just a creature that stalk the town of point pleasant wv, he is actually a bird preserve inhabitant that was destroyed by the efforts of WWII.He will still haunt the town of point pleasant forever because he is linked to over one hundred deaths but as we can see, we have no concrete evidence to show this.Bibilography OTHERPLANE Ancient myth paranormal mothman. OTHERPLANE. Otherplane. com. 22 Oct. 2008 lthttp/http//www. otherplane. com/am/ammothman. htmgt. The mothman souce chapter 1. The mothman legend. 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