Ray Bradbury The Pedestrian Summary

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In the story “The Pedestrian” by Ray Bradbury his precise diction impacts the setting of a busy city during the day and an empty city during the night. This paragraph describes both settings of the short story. The phrase “... a thunderous surge of cars” exhibits the occupied city during the day. Bradbury uses the word thunderous to create an image of Mr. Mead's view of the active community. Mr. Mead then goes on to elaborate on the working town by detonating the ceaseless jockeying of the scarab beetles. This relates to the setting of a crazy surge because it adds to the image of a constant and unending working period of not just the people though it is the things around them such as insects. As Mr. Mead continues to describe the city, he
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