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

there will come soft rains ray bradbury

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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