Comparing The Sahara Desert And Space In Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles

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Mars is an example of a frontier in Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles ,but in our world frontier have been conquered and some still remain to this day.An example of one of these frontiers is the European colonization of Africa.
One correlation between the Martian Chronicles and European colonization of Africa would be the The Sahara Desert and space both are giant hindrance and impassable without the proper equipment.The Sahara is one of the hottest and driest places in the world with temperature with highest temperature reached being 136 degrees,which is the hottest temperature ever recorded on earth.Space on the other hand stretches trillions of miles and its temperature between the moon and earth being as low as -454 degrees.These hurdles were passed with ships the Europeans used to go around the desert,and spaceships were used to go through space
Another connection between these two frontiers would be why people colonized.In the Martian Chronicles “They were leaving bad wives or bad jobs or bad towns” to quote Pg 99 The Settlers.During the colonization of Africa people left unemployment, poverty, homelessness to name a few, these reasons tie into jobs and towns so you could say they were also leaving bad towns and bad jobs.
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Also, during the colonization of Africa many Africans died from foreign diseases such as in the Martian Chronicles pg.74 of -And The Moon Be Still As Bright “What did the die they die of” Spender asked…Hathaway simply said “Chicken

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