All Summer In A Day By Ray Bradbury

Words: 492
Pages: 2

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” (Marylin Monroe) She is saying that people these days want to be someone they are not, while they can be themselves and have many unique qualities. In the short story “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury, the planet Venus has been in rain for seven years and is finally going to have sun. A girl named Margot believed that the sun was going to come out, but the other children did not believe her. Throughout the story the children continued to be awful to Margot and bully her. The theme of the short story is beauty deserves to be appreciated by everyone because of the children’s reaction to the sun and how the children treated Margot. …show more content…
For example, as the sun started to come out the children were excited and started to feel the sun against their flesh. As explained here, “But they were running and turning their faces up to the sky and feeling the sun on their cheeks like a warm iron; they were taking off their jackets and letting the sun burn their arms.” (Bradbury 5) The kids were having an extraordinary time when the sun was finally out. The children did not care if they got burned, they just wanted the feel the warmth of the sun. The children treasured the sun’s beauty, by playing and having a good time with the sun before it went away. Not only was the sun’s beauty appreciated by the kids, but the children did not appreciate Margot’s