Analysis Of Ray Bradbury's All Summer In A Day

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Imagine you’ve lived on Earth for five years and that you were able to see the bright and warming sun everyday. Then, one day you become one of the of the many kids that are brought to the planet Venus where the sun comes out only once every 7 years. If you can imagine this, you can imagine a situation similar to Margot’s. Margot is the main character in the story “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury. The story is about a group of 9 year old kids and some teachers who live on Venus where it rains everyday. Majority of the kids were moved from Earth when they were only two, so they do not remember the feeling of the sun. But, Margot is different; she was moved from Earth when she was five years old and still remembers the sun. Margot is very sad and often mourns over the…show more content…
The kids bully her because of this, and their jealousy blinds them, so they are unable to see how their actions are hurting Margot who is already in enough pain and despair. An example in the text is: “‘I think the sun is a flower, That blooms for just one hour.’ That was Margot’s poem, read in a quiet voice in the still classroom while the rain was falling outside. ‘Aw, you didn’t write that!’ protested one the boys. ‘I did,’ Margot said. ‘I did.’” In this sentence, the author also includes craft moves to add effect. One, is a simile that shows what Margot depiction of the sun is. Next, descriptive words are also used and they show a little bit about Margot’s character. They displays that she is a shy, quiet girl who is just sad and wants to express herself, but doesn't know how to without getting bullied. This shows how jealous blinds people because, even though Margot is feeling miserable on the inside, the kids still continue to pick on her because they are oblivious to her feelings now that they are consumed with

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