Plot synopsis[ edit ] The story is about a class of students on Venuswhich, in this story, is a world of constant rainstorms, where the Sun is visible for only two hours every seven years. One of the children, Margot, moved to Venus from Earth five years earlier, and she is the only one in her class to remember sunshine, since the Sun shone regularly on Earth. The other children, being too young ever to have seen it themselves, do not believe her.
In his short stories, Bradbury frequently uses imagery, such as that of the sun. Sun imagery is often representative of God and enlightenment. Because the children who have lived on Venus most of their lives have not seen the sun, they are limited in their perspectives.
I think the sun is a flower, That blooms for just one hour. He declares that nothing is going to happen. The cruel boy seizes her, and the others assist him in putting Margot into a dark closet. They lock the door. When the sun comes out for an hour, the children run excitedly, pressing their fingers to their faces where the warm, golden rays touch them.
Then, wildly, like animals escaped from their caves, they ran and ran in shouting circles. After the hour of sun ends, They looked at each other and then looked away. They glanced out at the world that was raining now. Their faces were solemn and pale. They looked at their hands and feet, their faces down.
The light of the sun has given them self-knowledge and shown them the shamefulness of their actions in depriving Margot of the incredible experience that has just occurred.
For they know now the truth of what Margot has said about the sun. In their enlightenment, the children realize the terrible wrong that they have committed against this girl because of the darkness of their own minds.Ray Bradbury is well known to most as the author of Fahrenheit , but he also formulated the short story “All Summer in a Day”.
The shorter story is about a young girl, Margot, who lives on. SHADOW SHOW, All New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury was a storyteller without peer, a poet of the possible, and, indisputably, one of America's most beloved authors.
Ray Bradbury has published more than five hundred works, including The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Fahrenheit , and Something Wicked This Way initiativeblog.com was awarded the National Medal of Arts in , and the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in A Study Guide for Ray Bradbury's "All Summer in a Day" (Short Stories for Students) Mar 22, by Cengage Learning Gale.
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Ray came a long way from his childhood dreams of becoming a magician in Waukegan, Illinois (the town which as an inspiration for his stories, referred to as "Greentown, Illinois – the safe, home space in .