If I Had Taller Been Theme Essay

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In “All Summer In a Day” and “If Only We Had Taller Been” both by Ray Bradbury he illustrates many themes throughout both stories. One theme they both have in common is don’t let anyone get in the way of your dreams. Bradbury does an excellent job of displaying this theme in both stories. While these stories have their similarities they both have their differences. The theme of “All Summer in a Day” is to not let your jealousy get in front of your kindness. The theme for “If Only We Had Taller Been” is to go the extra mile and aim high.

“All Summer in a Day” has an intriguing theme of don’t put your jealousy in front of your kindness and willing to give. Ray Bradbury shows a girl named Margot who lives on Venus where it only rains and rains. Margot is the only one in her class that has remembered the sun before. The kids mock her and say that she is lying. The kids say this because they are jealous of Margot. When the sun finally came out again that day the kids were bullies and pushed her into a dark and old closet so she wouldn’t be able to see the sun. My choice of theme to this story really portrays that these kids were really cruel to Margot. In the end, The kids finally realize that they were jerks and bullies …show more content…

In “If Only We Had Taller Been” it shows this when the man won’t let his struggles and difficulties get the best of him. In “All Summer in a Day” it displays the theme because Margot let those kids push her around to not let her achieve her dream of actually seeing the sun again. Both of these pieces of writing share this theme very well because Margot lets people get in the way of her and the man from the poems doesn't let his own struggles get in the way of his dreams. Both of these stories teach me not to let anyone or any of my difficulties get in the way of my

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