Ray Bradbury's 'The Flying Machine'

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In Ray Bradbury’s short story, “The Flying Machine”, Bradbury explores the drawbacks and the ricks of inventing a new technology. With the full depiction of two main characters, the flier and the Emperor, the audience can clearly understand they have quite different characterizations. When the servant called the flier to come down, he “came proudly to the Emperor” (Bradbury 2) that shows he is a confident and naïve person who doesn’t consider his following consequence at all. By contrast, the Emperor has a careful, calm and even cold personality. While the flying man soared down the morning wind, he “glanced in all direction” (Bradbury 2) to observe whether there are other people who see the flier. During the climax of the story, the Emperor
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