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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Understanding how a lightning rod works requires a significant amount of scientific education. Bradbury was a highly educated man, but he was also very aware of how small-town folks lived and how...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2016, 2:39 pm (UTC)

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

The novel is based in part of Ray Bradbury's memories of his own childhood. Since it was published in 1962, when Bradbury was about 42 years old, the time period is likely between 1930-40, when...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2013, 10:21 pm (UTC)

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes is a fantasy novel written by Ray Bradbury, published in 1962. The story focuses largely on the relationship between 13-year-old best friends Will Holloway and Jim...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2016, 8:31 pm (UTC)

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

This question is asking you to characterize Charles Halloway, or describe the information the author has chosen to reveal about the character. It is interesting to note that Charles Halloway is the...

Latest answer posted December 25, 2018, 5:19 pm (UTC)

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes is part of the contemporary period of literature—being published in 1962. The movement that Bradbury fits into is colored by the emerging of popular fiction,...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2019, 8:03 pm (UTC)

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked this Way Comes was written by Ray Bradbury in 1962. The year the story takes place is not actually specified. All we know is that it opens on October 23rd. Given that the...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2010, 12:55 am (UTC)

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Evil is an important motif in this story and it underscores the theme of losing oneself as one grows up. The title comes from Macbeth. This is what the 3 witches say when they see Macbeth...

Latest answer posted September 15, 2010, 12:05 am (UTC)

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