"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
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The most major and meaningful theme of this story is that humans are very dependent on technology. He uses the themes of the story to warn us about how technology can move against us. Technology is a huge part of life today so people are becoming lazier and are becoming careless about the world. As Einstein once said, “World War I was fought with muskets, World War II was fought with rifles, World War III will be fought with nuclear weapons and World War IIII will be fought with sticks.” Einstein predicted that technology would take over, same as the story implied. With these incredible innovations life is becoming easier but it is harming people in a way that no one can see. In this short story we see how the world turns into nothing all because of the new innovations of technology. Also everything in the house is operated by robots. Breakfast, cleaning, bed time stories, everything is done by the robots in the house. "Nine-five. A voice spoke from the ceiling: "Mrs. McClellan, which poem would like this evening?" (Bradburry 3), this is an example of technology taking over, instead of people reading to themselves robots read to them. Less reading would make humans less educated therefore it can lead to uneducated choices. The machinery in the house shows that mankind is becoming lazy and laziness causes depression and aggression. That’s may be the reason of the nuclear holocaust. Technology is a great thing but it has to be monitored and


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