How Does Ray Bradbury Use Point Of View Conflict And Symbolism In The Pedestrian

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As the title implies, Ray Bradbury’s “The Pedestrian” tells the story of Mr. Leonard Mead, a man living in A.D. 2053 who loved to walk. This serves as a form of unusual behavior because it doesn’t follow the societal structure laid out by the leaders of his government. Mr. Mead is the only known person who refuses to conform and become like his fellow citizens who spend their nights inside surrounded by technology. In “The Pedestrian,” Ray Bradbury uses point of view, conflict, and symbolism to hint at a dystopian future so heavily influenced by technology it has reached a point of reliance. The predominant literary element in this story is third-person limited point of view. The way in which the story is told provides the reader with a view

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