How Does Bradbury Uses The House To Represent Society's Downfall?

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In the short story “August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains”, Bradbury uses the house to represent society and its downfall. Ray uses, “This was the one house left standing” to show the readers that there is only one chance to mold our society before it is destroyed. The house is the only one left which represents the only chance there is to fix the harmful ways society is run before it is too late. Bradbury also uses “At ten o’clock the house began to die” to show that the downfall of society has begun. The destruction began once the tree fell which could also symbolize issues occurring throughout the world such as war. He used the tree because nature has a large effect on society and how things are handled. Just like in the historical event

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