An Analysis Of Ray Bradbury's All Summer In A Day

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In seventy plus years of his career, Ray Bradbury has inspired generations of audiences to dream, think, and create. Bradbury was one of the most celebrated writers of his time, and still he is remembered and recalled when people read his work. Bradbury got his purpose to write from a carnival magician, Mr. Electrico, in 1932. At the end of his performance Electrico reached out to the twelve-year-old Bradbury, touched the boy with his sword, and commanded, Live forever! Bradbury later said “I decided that was the greatest idea I had ever heard. I started writing every day. I never stopped”. Bradbury purpose of writing was live forever through his work, he wrote so, after he dies world remember him through his text.

Throughout his many short stories, Ray Bradbury uses imaginary/fantastic situations and striking details to give his opinions and explain his concepts on certain issues and event happening or happened in his time period. He wrote stories in past and future to express his point of view regarding different issues and
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The deeper message of this story was that, people which don’t know or have experience about a specific thing or opportunity tend to criticize people who know that thing or opportunity because of jealousy, and as the time passes and the jealous people realize that the person who already knew was right, they regret. Bradbury conveys his message by a girl name Margot and her situation. Margot was a girl who moved to Venus where it rained for seven years and the sun only shines after 7 years only 2 hours. Margot already had experienced sun before, so when told other kids from Venus about it, she got bullied and ultimately locked in the closet. By the time she was locked in the closet the sun shined and after watching it, the kids from Venus regretted and went back to free Margot from the closet. When the kids freed Margot, the sun was gone and Margot missed