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  • All Summer in a Day
    They surged about her, caught her up and bore her, protesting, and then pleading, and then crying, back into a tunnel, a room, a closet, where they slammed and locked the door. In this passage...

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    Bradbury doesn't explicitly tell his readers why Margot doesn't interact with the children. The reader has to make a judgment call on the issue. I think she doesn't interact with the other...

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    Author Ray Bradbury created the character Margot in "All Summer in a Day" as one who is different from the other children living on Venus. Though the story is written in the voice of a narrator,...

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    Margot, the young protagonist in “All Summer in a Day,” has seen the sun shine, something her other young classmates have never seen. The sun only comes out on Venus once every seven years,...

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    Margot, the young protagonist in “All Summer in a Day”, moved to Venus from Earth where she lived until she was four years old. Margot doesn't fit in because she has seen the sun and has felt...

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    William locks Margot in the closet because the sun is coming out and he does not want her to see it. The problem between Margot and the other kids is that she is from Earth and they have lived on...

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    Ray Bradbury is a master of using figures of speech to make his writing more descriptive. His use of metaphors, personification, similes, etc. enhances the reader’s experiences with his stories...

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    At the resolution to the story, the children are on the planet Venus. More specifically, they are back in the underground tunnels. More specific than that, they are back in their school building....

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    "All Summer in a Day" concerns a classroom of elementary-age children living on a retro-futuristic depiction of the planet Venus (which was once argued to be a wet, swampy planet covered in...

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  • Ray Bradbury
    When the sun comes out on Venus every seven years, it is an event that everyone in the story looks forward to seeing. It constantly rains on Venus, and the citizens view the sun coming out as a...

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    The author of All Summer in a Day wrote it in the style of a classic tragedy meant to evoke pity and also some fear on the part of the reader. Though far from a scary story, the author does succeed...

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    Bradbury's science fiction tale of a futuristic society where children are sent to live on Mars is full of figurative language, including metaphors. On Mars, the children live in a dark,...

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    In the story "All Summer in a Day", there are seven years worth of constant, drenching rain compared to just two hours each seven years of brilliant sunshine. This can be said to reflect the...

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    “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury is about a group of school children living on Venus. Venus only experiences rain, but once every seven years, the sun comes out for two hours. It is an...

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    The lesson, if any, that the children learned is not made explicitly clear. This choice on the author's part may be a deliberate understatement, intended to reflect the children's shock and silence...

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    That is a tough question. Normally taglines are fairly easy to come up with, but for this Bradbury story, the best tagline available is the title of the story. I can picture the line "All summer...

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    The main theme of "All Summer in a Day" could certainly be described as jealousy when we look at the way the other children treated the main character, Margot. There are other themes connected to...

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    A literary theme could be described as the big, usually abstract idea that the reader interprets from the text. Some of these themes include loneliness, conflict, happiness, resiliency,...

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    Margot likely became more withdrawn and isolated. Margot is not like the other children on Venus. Most of them have been on the planet all of their lives, so they all are in the same boat. They...

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    Margot causes the main conflict in Ray Bradbury's "All Summer in a Day" because she writes a poem that describes what the sun will look like when it comes out. This is what Margot's poem said: "I...

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    Complication in a literary work is the intensification of the conflict in the plot that leads to the climax. The plot includes all these types of action within the story. Therefore the complication...

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    "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury was created with many subtle themes and opportunities for readers to infer meaning. For this reason, it makes an excellent text for writing literary...

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    The most obvious conflict in the plot of "All Summer in a Day" is the external conflict between Margot, a relative newcomer to life on Venus, and the other children, who were born on Venus and live...

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    All the children in the story live on Venus, where the sun shines only once for two hours every seven years, while their parents work at some undefined job having to do with rockets and setting up...

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    "All Summer in a Day" is one of Ray Bradbury's most famous stories because it touches on the theme of cruelty toward those who are different. One of the reasons why Bradbury's science fiction is so...

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    In simplest terms, theme can be defined as the main message that the author is trying to get across. It is the main idea with a message. Friends might be a main idea but "friends always stick...

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    Margot and the other children live and go to school together on Venus. Their parents are part of some undisclosed program that is working to create a civilization on Venus. On Venus, it rains...

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    Author Ray Bradbury purposely wrote a story about a group of children living on Venus in constant rain showers that is meant to bring about questions in the minds of its readers. The question of...

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    The fact that Margot was going to be bullied was foreshadowed by the other children’s treatment of her and her isolation from them. Foreshadowing is an author's hint earlier in the story at what...

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    In Ray Bradbury's short story "All Summer in a Day," the metaphor "I think the sun is a flower" was written in a poem about the sun by the protagonist Margo. In her poem, Margo aimed to describe...

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    The children learn that there are consequences to bullying. In this story, a group of nine year olds on Venus lock one, Margot, in a closet during the one day a year that the sun comes out. They...

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  • All Summer in a Day
    The children were hoping that the sun would come out. The story takes place on the planet Venus. It has been raining for a very, very long time. It had been raining for seven years; thousands...

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    In literature the rising action in a plot occurs when the problem arises. In Ray Bradbury's story "All Summer in a Day," the problem arises when Margot does not react to the other children as they...

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    The major feature of the setting is the constant rain that the colonists of Venus are subject to. In this short story, Bradbury creates a planet which has been colonised by humans, but because of...

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    the theme of all summer in a day is that a problem can happen anywhere why are the childeren living on venus?: the answer is because of parents jobs

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    The story is set in Venus sometime in the future on a day when the rain stops briefly. A group of children are living on Venus. It rains every day for seven years. The children have not seen the...

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    I am going to make the presumption that the video in question was the 1982 version of the story. Certainly, both works represent the idea that the rain on the planet Venus is inescapable. There...

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    The sun represents a rebirth. The children wait for the sun, and when they see it they understand how cruel they have been to Margot. A symbol is something that stands for a larger idea than...

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    In “All Summer in a Day” the children are cruel and discriminatory toward Margot because she is different. She is frail and small, and she has only been on Venus for five years so she...

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    The story “All Summer in a Day” is set on the planet Venus. Venus is a rainy planet, and the sun only comes for out one day every seven years. The story centers around a group of...

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    “All Summer in a Day” is the story of a group of children on Venus who gang up on a girl named Margot. The story uses imagery to describe the setting and the characters. Imagery helps drive...

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    I would consider the initial descriptions that Bradbury offers after the rain has settled in to display the intense change in mood. When the rain starts, Bradbury's use of sensory details...

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    Sensory details are used in the beginning of “All Summer in a Day” to help establish how the rain creates the setting. Sensory details are descriptive words used to appeal to the five senses of...

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    Margot is described as fundamentally different from the outset of the short story. It is because of this difference that she is able to be targeted so easily by the other students. Bradbury...

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    The story “All Summer in a Day” does end on a kind of a cliffhanger. The children let Margot out, and we don’t know what will happen. One possible ending is that the children treat her...

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    In Ray Bradbury's "All Summer in a Day," the only evidence as to why the children are attending school and living on Venus is this simple explanation: "And this was the way life was forever on the...

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    The climax of Bradbury's short story is when the sun comes out for the first time in seven years. The kids have locked Margot in a closet and to their astonishment, the sun comes out. They bolt...

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    The theme for "All Summer in a Day" is bullying and jealousy. Kids, and people alike, can be so mean when they are confronted with someone different than their current understanding or when they...

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    The theme of “All Summer in a Day” is the cruelty of mob mentality. Theme is the universal message of a story. In the story, a group of schoolchildren live on the planet Venus with their...

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