All Summer In A Day Analysis

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“All Summer in a Day” written by Ray Bradbury, is about a girl, Margot that has moved to Venus from Earth, and isn’t too fond of her new home. One of the biggest problems Margot has with Venus is that it is constantly raining, which of course means that clouds are constantly in the sky covering the sun. On Venus, the sun only comes out once every seven years. In Margot’s class, she is the only one that has any memory of what the big yellow ball in the sky looks like. This causes the other kids to get jealous of her, and for them to see Margot as an outcast. Later in the story, this causes a major situation, and these actions cannot be undone. All of the actions that happen towards Margot from the other kids, are caused by jealousy. With these actions, we can come to the conclusion that jealousy can get the best of people and it can surely cause problems. As mentioned before, the other kids see Margot as an outcast, and they all look at her sideways because she is constantly gloomy. “And then, of course, the biggest crime of all was that she had come here only five years ago from Earth, and she remembered the sun and the way the sun was and the sky was when she was four in Ohio. And they, they had been on Venus all their lives, and they had only been only two years old when last the sun came out and had long since forgotten the color and heat of it and the way it really was. But Margot remembered.” This quote here shows that Margot had been the only one who had actually
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