Literary Analysis Of All Summer In A Day

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All Summer in A Day by Ray Bradbury is about how a little jealousy can turn into rage and reveals that children, along with adults, can be blinded by something so simple.The author of All Summer in A Day believes jealousy and bullying are the key emotions played in this short story. Bradbury claims that the main characters, Margot, is being bullied because she was Earth longer. Whereas, the other students don’t even remember Earth because of how early they all moved to Venus. When Margot arrives, she was four. The other children had arrived two years before. The author describes her as “a very frail girl who looked as if she had been lost in the rain for years and the rain washed out the blue from her eyes and the red from her mouth and the…show more content…
After Margot read her poem aloud to her class, a boy had complained that her poem wasn’t hers when it really was. This supports my claim because the boy is jealous that Margot got to know what the Sun felt like on her skin or what the Sun looked like in her point of view. When the children are waiting for the rain to stop, she said something that made the children in disbelief and shock that she spoke. She had told them “It’s like a penny,” and the children protested that it wasn’t. This supports my claim because the children are so caught up in being smarter than her, that they make her feel dumb and stupid and useless. This shows that children are the biggest bullies towards something so…show more content…
After the children have played in the sun for two hours, they had realized that Margot was right. This supports my point because it gives specific information on how the children act when the teacher isn’t watching them. When the children acted out finally, the boy William, had pushed her and she didn’t move. They all crept away from her because it was a little creepy. This also supports my claim because the children are so swept up in their own jealousy that they bully her. This shows that children can and will be the next generations of
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