Bradbury 's There Will Come Soft Rains Essay

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Bradbury is suggesting that technology can lead to our demise. He thinks that if we let technology get too advanced, we will get to dependent on it, which will lead to our ultimate end. Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains” is a look into what was a possible future if the Cold War actually spiraled into nuclear war and more atomic bombs were dropped. The story was written in 1950 right around when the Cold War was and the “Red Scare” was a credible threat. It takes place and happen in the then distant future in August 2026. The story starts with the house trying to get the owners to get up and start their daily duties. The house does not realize that the owners are dead and has no way to figure out, do to it not having the intelligence to know. This paper will talk about things that the story has alike with others; things it has alike with his other stories, the poem the story was named after, and even other analysis’ from other peoples point of views. Ray Bradbury, was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and poet. He became a "student of life," selling newspapers on L.A. street corners from 1938 to 1942, spending his nights in the public library and his days at the typewriter. He became a full-time writer in 1943, and contributed numerous short stories to periodicals before publishing a collection of them, Dark Carnival, in 1947. He wrote about a lot of different topics, including things he saw as harmful to the future of mankind.…

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