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Write a thesis statement about Ray Bradbury's "The Pedestrian."

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In some respects, writing a thesis is actually one of the later steps of an essay: ultimately, a thesis is a statement of an argument or interpretation. With that in mind, the starting point isn't so much to write a thesis and the essay will follow, but rather the opposite: you start with an interpretation, and from there emerges the thesis. In this case, we have a Bradbury story, "The Pedestrian." On the most basic level, what is it about? Furthermore, what is Bradbury trying to say? A third question, especially if you've read some of Bradbury's major works, is if we can we see any themes or ideas which tie this in with Bradbury's larger oeuvre.

It's in thinking about these and other questions that you emerge at an analysis. How would you interpret this particular story and what do you pull away from it? Why do you view it in these terms? You can even be critical of Bradbury. In some ways, it's easier to begin with a simple answer to a basic yes/no question and then to take it one level...

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