Space Exploration In Ray Bradbury's Dark They Were, And Golden-Eyed

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In the “Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed,” a Science-Fiction short-story written by Ray Bradbury, it interprets that valuable materials should not be used to explore the depths of space at the cost of losing personal identity. A statement that supports this is, “‘ Autumn would be best,’ he thought. ‘Plenty of time then,’ No! Cried part of himself, deep, down, put away, locked tight, suffocating. No! No!” (Page 137) This shows that even though space exploration may provide a place to live, it comes at a large cost. Another quote that supports this topic is, “Laura, Dan, and David carried packages. Or, as they preferred to be known, Ttil, Linnl, and Werr carried packages.” (Page 138) This also supports the idea of space travel will risk our identity;
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