An Analysis Of Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes

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In Ray Bradbury’s, Something Wicked This Way Comes, the book focuses on many different topics. Good v Evil, Fear, ect. Jim Nightshade and Will Halloway go on a dark and twisted adventure to stop the evil carnival. They grow up, faster than you can say wicked. The author uses the innocence of thirteen year old boys to teach the lesson of inner vs. outer beauty with, expectations, reality, and truth. Today, society has standards or expectations that are set, now people expect different things of girls and women. For example, people don’t care about your personality, it’s all about the looks. “She was an fair as this morning and fresh as tomorrow’s flowers and lovely as any maid when a man shuts up his eyes and traps her, in cameo perfection, on the shell of his eyelids.”(42). He’s saying she is the most perfect women he has seen. He revers her. In addition, people often judge and stereotype people based on their looks, “And in this ice was the most beautiful woman in the words.” (42). If that woman in the ice was wearing glasses and braces would the men be all over her? No, they would show apathy towards her. Furthermore, Girls think that they will be liked more if they are fake and plastic, it really does not, “...seen a woman 's face he had never seen it since, of such size and beauty built of milkbone…” (43). He sounded very surreptitious about the woman. Was he upset, probably. Society is one of the mane factors so many people care what other people think about them,

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