A Piece of Wood by Ray Bradbury

A Piece of Wood - Ray Bradbury

In A Piece of Wood by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of conflict, peace and hope. Taken from his The Stories of Ray Bradbury collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Bradbury is exploring two types of conflict, internal and external. The […]

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The Last Night of the World by Ray Bradbury

The Last Night of the World - Ray Bradbury

In The Last Night of the World by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of acceptance, conflict, routine and powerlessness. Taken from his The Stories of Ray Bradbury collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of acceptance. Neither the […]

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The Garbage Collector by Ray Bradbury

The Garbage Collector - Ray Bradbury

In The Garbage Collector by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of fear, paralysis, routine and change. Taken from his The Golden Apples of the Sun and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of fear. The […]

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The Dragon by Ray Bradbury

The Dragon - Ray Bradbury

In The Dragon by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of desolation, fear and identity. Taken from his The Golden Apples of the Sun and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of desolation. The […]

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I See You Never by Ray Bradbury

I See You Never -Ray Bradbury

In I See You Never by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of connection, loss, freedom, change, authority and the American Dream. Taken from his The Golden Apples of the Sun and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring […]

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The Watchers by Ray Bradbury

The Watchers - Ray Bradbury

In The Watchers by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of connection, fear, selfishness, control and self-interest. Taken from his The Silver Locusts collection (1951) the reader realises from the beginning of the story that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of connection. Those who live on Mars are concerned about their families on Earth. They look on in disbelief […]

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The Luggage Store by Ray Bradbury

The Luggage Store - Ray Bradbury

In The Luggage Store by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of connection, conflict, acceptance, selfishness and self-interest. Taken from his The Silver Locusts collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story it becomes clear to the reader that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of connection. Though […]

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Marionettes, Inc. by Ray Bradbury

In Marionettes, Inc. by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of control, change, happiness, selfishness, escape, conflict, independence and freedom. Taken from his The Illustrated Man and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of control. Braling […]

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The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury

In The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of conflict, connection, alienation, control, loneliness and acceptance. Taken from his The Golden Apples of the Sun and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of conflict. […]

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A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury

In A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of fear, conflict, ignorance, control, naivety and change. Taken from his The Golden Apples of the Sun and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme […]

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The Flying Machine by Ray Bradbury

In The Flying Machine by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of fear, conflict, control, change, selfishness and paralysis. Taken from his The Golden Apples of the Sun and Other Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of […]

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There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury

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In There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury we have the theme of suffering, dependency, empathy and nature. Taken from his The Martian Chronicles collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Bradbury may be exploring the theme of suffering. It is left to the […]

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