Develop Theme In Ray Bradbury's 'There Will Come Soft Rains'

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Lysa Cohen Professor Freligh ENG-529 18 November 2016 How Setting Helps Develop Theme in Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains” By 1950, Bradbury was well aware of the continuing threat of nuclear destruction through the very technology that was created make life more comfortable for the human race. In his short story “There Will Come Soft Rains”, Bradbury utilizes the setting of a fully automated home that continues to function independently after the human race is annihilated, to highlight the theme of the continuation of nature after the human race falls to the very technology they created. Set in the fictional, post-apocalyptic California town of Allendale in August of 2026 a lone house is the only building left after a nuclear
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