"There Will Come Soft Rain" Research Paper

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Inside There Will Come Soft Rains Ray Bradbury is an icon to readers. Still to this day he is an author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, lecturer, poet and visionary. Bradbury is an amazing character that has achieved amazing things throughout his life. Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. Growing up he was very loved by his family. He had a great childhood. Bradbury attended Los Angeles High school where he contributed in many clubs. He was part of the drama club inspired to be an actor. He improved his grades and then joined the poetry club where he let his soul free and wrote about what he wanted. He joined many after school activities to follow his dreams of being a writer. Two of his teachers encouraged him…show more content…
This house is fully equipped with 21st century technology. Even though there are no people the house works on a specific schedule 24 hours 7 days a week. The story begins normally, alarm clock goes off and right away that’s a sign of people. What was not expected was that there is no humans beings what so ever, it was just one little house by it self, around is just rubble and debree. Since this story is written as if it was in the future, everything is automated. The house is a machine that did everything from cleaning to preparing food. Although people are not present (because of the nuclear holocaust), the house still functions. The climax of the story is when a weak tree bough crashed through the kitchen window, knocking over cleaning solvent over the stove. Instantaneously the kitchen catches fire. The house tried its best to defend itself but as we all know nature is unstoppable. This story is phenomenon; it’s very intense and has you on the edge of your seat the whole time. This story is made for the reader to visualize the actual story, as if you were actually there. All that is left is the lonely house and the wounded dog. What happens in the end really is unexpected and even sad. In Ray Bradbury’s short story “August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rain”, He uses various literary devices to warn us about the dangers of technology . Bradbury uses symbols to illustrate that humans are to dependent on technology. He uses the themes of the story to

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