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    The Martian Chronicles      The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury, is a science-fiction book and was written in 1946. This major work by Bradbury is a collection of short stories relating to Mars or Martians. Bradbury had a clear vision of the Mars in which these stories are set. His vision was one of a fantasy world from the Martians point of view. In this work, the humans from Earth are the aliens from outer space. Bradbury has won many awards including the O. Henry

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    Andy Tsai 9/26/15 Period 1 Major Works Data Sheet Title of the Work: The Martian Chronicles Author: Ray Bradbury Date of Publication: 1950 Genre: Novel Historical Information: The novel had taken place on the planet Mars. During the 1700s, telescopes were beginning to get popular, and more common used by astrologists to observer planets, such as mars. People from Earth believed that all the planets were inhabited by intelligent living things like humans. In the 1800’s people were certain there was

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    or Hopeless People choose to see the best aspects in things and but some tend to see the worst. In The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury, the plot is represented as optimistic, but also pessimistic. Bradbury is portrayed his ideas as a pessimistic because he brought the idea of that man is parasitic and ruins the environment wherever he goes, he presents the transition of the Martian culture with the Earthling’s, and reveals the destruction of Earth as the atomic war broke out. Starting off

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    The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury is a collection of science fiction stories about future expeditions to Mars. The book really delves into the topic of racial prejudice, colonization, and the horrors of war. Published in the 1950s, The Martian Chronicles was the book that made Ray Bradbury famous. The Martian Chronicles is a very compelling book for the right audience. Ray Bradbury’s style is very perceptive. Each short story makes the reader want to read more about the best and worst parts

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    “August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains” is a short story taken from the book The Martian Chronicles written by Ray Bradbury in 1950. The setting of the story takes place in Allendale, California in August of 2026, where a futuristic house is programmed to wake up the McClellan family and make them breakfast and tend to their everyday needs and wants. The house goes through a routine previously programmed for it along with any other spontaneous requirements from the family. On one of the outside

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    their culture was destroyed. Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles explores this theme of imperial expansion as applied to the hypothetical situation of humans colonizing the planet Mars. In the novel, the humans who flock to the planet are portrayed as reckless beings with no care for their new home. They destroy ruins, clear the

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    The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury, is a fictional account of the colonization of Mars by humans. The human’s arrival leads to the destruction of the Martian race and society, quickly followed by the destruction of the human race during a nuclear war. The book features themes of time, nostalgia, progress, and the clashing of cultures. “Night Meeting,” a short story from The Martian Chronicles collection, takes places after humans have settled on Mars and most of the Martians have died out. A

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    Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles      If the Martian Chronicles had been written in the 1999’s instead of fifty years ago, many issues and problems would change. Ray Bradbury wrote his book in 1946. In it he wrote about problems such as censorship, man’s cruelty to man, and loneliness. Each issue shows up in one or two of his chronicles. All of his issues affect every one of his characters in many different ways.      Censorship is a main problem or issue today, and in the book it shows

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    Ray Bradbury to write The Martian Chronicles, where Bradbury combined the power struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union with the new rocket technology and space exploration, and created for the readers, the possible outcomes as technology took over the lives of humans. In The Martian Chronicles, Bradbury first started with how the people on Mars lived peacefully with their environment, and allowed technology to better their

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    The Martian Chronicles In “The Martian Chronicles”, Bradbury combines rocket technology and space exploration together and imagine undeveloped problems played out in both the Earth and Martian fields. Although the novel treats a series of social and political problems, a visible story bend shows regarding the relationship between civilizations, living in peace with the environment, and carefully manage in technology. In “The Martian Chronicles”, Bradbury moves from the Martians’ peaceful nation with

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    The Martian Chronicles By Ray Bradbury “‘Where are we, sir?’ The captain exhaled. ‘ In an insane asylum.’ It was night. The large hall lay quiet and dimly illuminated by hidden light sources in the transparent walls. The four Earth Men sat around a wooden table, their bleak heads bent over their whispers. On the floors, men and women lay huddled. There were little stirs in the dark corners, solitary men or women gesturing their hands. Every half-hour one of the captain’s men would try the silver

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    Lasiter 1 10/28/17 Meyer Period 3 The Martian Chronicles Critique Ray Bradbury was an American author born on August 22, 1920 who died on June 5, 2012 at the age of 91. Bradbury was a prolific and beloved writer who wrote many novels considered today to be staples of the science fiction genre such as Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and The Martian Chronicles (www.biography.com). The Martian Chronicles is a collection of short stories Bradbury wrote over several years detailing

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    Bradbury wrote Martian Chronicles, a book where humans migrate to Mars with no warm welcome from martians. Bradbury wrote his novel during the 1940’s a time where racism was no stranger. Racial injustice was happening left and right in America, which seemed to have influenced his writing. In The Martian Chronicles humans went to Mars to explore it. Eventually they found out that Mars was suitable for human life and began to colonize it. When humans first came many of the Martians were uncomfortable

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    The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury is a compilation of short stories that tell the story of humans moving to, colonizing, and leaving their mark on Mars and the struggles they face along the way. The complex characters and attention to detail make this book a good read, but the social and political concepts suggested in the stories force the reader to think beyond what it written on the page. This work has been widely talked about for decades, and it isn’t hard to see why. The Martian Chronicles

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    the seed of progression. Most of mankind has a toxic ideology of progression, they believe in order to advance everyone must abide by the same set of laws, use the same technology, and most importantly share the same vision of the future. The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury reveals just how far the human race will go in order to move the future in the same direction. Bradbury perfectly documented how human endeavors to mars might unfold assuming it was populated, and how overtime Humans might spoil

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    The short story Usher II uses themes of irony and vengeance, as well as, classic literature to explore the consequence of blind censorship. Usher II is featured in The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury's "best known work and in many ways his finest achievement" (Mogen 82). In The Martian Chronicles, "Usher II" takes place several years after the colonization of Mars has begun and humans almost have a complete society on Mars. In this story, on earth there is an agency referred to

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    August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury was a short story published in the anthology The Martian Chronicles. This story takes place, as the title suggests, in August of 2026. The world has been decimated by atomic bombings and humans have been wiped from the Earth. Symbolism plays a huge role in demonstrating Bradbury’s theme for his story, which is that achieving the American Dream will quickly turn into a nightmare if we allow our arrogance and ignorance to dominate, if we continue

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    The Power of the Martian Chronicles       The Martian Chronicles is a collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury These stories all relate to the idea of humans visiting mars, but are only connected by the loosest of threads. At times, it can appear as if Bradbury was grasping mercilessly, searching for something to draw together the random conglomeration of human situations his mind had created individually. The entity that embraced all these stories and melded them from half-hour kiddy-show

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    Throughout Ray Bradbury´s Martian Chronicles, we get a taste of a utopian and dystopian fiction. I believe Ray was trying to convey that rampant colonization kills the society and environment of the victim. Through every story we can see how bad Mars is turning out due to the ignorance and quickness of the colonizers. There is speculation that Ray could be describing the future in a ¨fictional¨ way, in other words, he could be predicting the fate of the earth or America. I also believe that after

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    Change on Mars One would consider The Martian Chronicles a book about the journey of mankind colonizing Mars, along with the challenges they faced. Ultimately, they were fleeing a problem they brought upon themselves, an atomic war. From the very first suffering from The Loneliness, to the very last who barely escaped the war, each and every person came to Mars for a better life. What many readers don’t realize is that despite their claims and opinions of leaving their old selves behind, many humans

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