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  • All Summer in a Day
    Margot is characterized as introverted and lonely. Margot is always described as being isolated from the other children. They all are wary of her and jealous of the fact that she came from Earth....

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    Sun is the most important thing to Margot. For Margot, there is nothing more important than the sun. She is from Earth, so she remembers the sun. Not only does she remember it, but she cares more...

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    The children are jealous of Margot because she is from Earth and she has seen the sun. The story takes place in some future time where Earthlings have somehow managed to travel to other planets...

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    Some of the devices Ray Bradbury uses repeatedly in his short story are similes, metaphors, hyperbole, and asyndeton. Bradbury uses numerous similes when describing the children and the sun....

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    We learn that Margot, the protagonist, has not adjusted well to living on Venus, a planet where it almost never stops raining. Unlike the other children, who have been on Venus all their lives and...

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    Ray Bradbury's story is set on the planet Venus on a very special day--the one day in every seven years that the rain stops and the sun comes out. The children featured in the story are...

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    All Summer in a Day has contrasting moods and tones that help the reader to experience the dark, gloomy day to day conditions on the planet Venus. It is on Venus that some children are living in...

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    The story "All Summer in a Day" is a futuristic story set on the planet Venus. Although "rocket men and women" from Earth have settled on Venus, they must live primarily underground because the...

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    Fact 1: It has been raining on Venus for seven years. Can you imagine living in a place where the sun never comes out? That is the situation on Venus in Bradbury’s science fiction story “All...

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    In "All Summer in a Day," some of the story is in flashback, describing events that happened before the day of the events of the story. On the day that the story recounts, the one day in seven...

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    There are several "problems" in the story. One is intolerance. Margot is "not like" the other children -- there is something sad or wistful about her, that sets her apart and makes her the target...

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    From early in the story, we learn that the main character, Margot, is different from the other children. In our first introduction to her, she "stood apart from them, these children ..." We are...

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    On Venus it rains all the time. In fact, the story tells us that "it had been raining for seven years." The also story provides many hints that the rainy climate is depressing. The children play in...

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    Margot is unhappy on Venus because she came from Earth and misses the sun. The story takes place on Venus, a planet where it rains almost all of the time. In fact, the sun has not come out in...

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    The children are excited and anxious about the arrival of the sun, and they respond by bullying the girl who has seen it more recently than they have. I wish I could say that the behavior of the...

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    Since the emotional impact of the story depends on how strongly we identity with her, it is important that we know what Margot's thoughts and feelings are. What Bradbury tries to do is drive a...

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    The most significant episode in the story is when the children lock Margot, the only child in the class who remembers the sun and the one most pining for sunshine, into a windowless closet right...

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    The main conflict in the story is between Margot, a child who has relatively recently moved to Venus from Earth, and the other children in her class. The story takes place on Venus, a planet of...

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    Hyperbole is used for descriptions of the rain stopping and the jungle growing. Hyperbole is extreme exaggeration. Authors use it to describe situations that are intense, as a way to help the...

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    Suspense is built into "All Summer in A Day" from the beginning. It starts with the children asking questions: "Ready? ... Now?" that make us wonder what they are waiting for. We soon learn that it...

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    Bradbury likely hopes that people will take bullying seriously. This is a story about a group of children on Venus who behave in much the same way some children do on Earth. They target a girl...

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  • Ray Bradbury
    In this story, set on Venus, the sun only comes out for a short time once every seven years. Otherwise, it rains. The story argues for the value of tolerance by showing the effects of intolerance....

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    The incident could not have happened anywhere other than Venus because the children bullied Margot for having seen the sun. The setting of the story is Venus. It rains all of the time on Venus,...

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    The author uses these words to build anticipation because the importance of the event they are about to witness makes the fact that Margot misses it more calamitous. By setting up the high level of...

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    Although "All Summer in a Day" is set far in the future on the planet Venus, its message is that children never really change--they still fall into bullying and cruelty toward those who are...

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    The story begins with the children looking outside at the rain and discussing the sun coming out. The story takes place on Venus. It rains almost all the time. In fact, the sun has not come out...

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    Unfortunately, bullying is very common among schoolchildren, and there is reason to believe it would be so even in space. Bullying is a significant problem in schools. While I would like to say...

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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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    Children imitate others to fit in and sometimes ostracize those who do not fit in. Margot does not have the history that the other children share and so she does not immediately fit in with the...

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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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    If you are talking about the 1982 short film based on the story, there are significant differences. For one thing, Margot in the story is much more isolated. In the film she has a friend with whom...

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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
    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
    "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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  • All Summer in a Day
    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
    “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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  • Ray Bradbury
    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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    The climate on Venus is relentlessly rainy, with the sun only emerging once every seven years. As a result, the planet has a ghostly or spectral quality, the vegetation gray and whitish. We learn...

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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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