Teamwork In Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes

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Many times in history humans have come into conflict with each other trying to get their needs. The novel written by Ray Bradbury tries to argue that conflict is not the best way to resolve competition. He uses various messages throughout the story to prove his point. In the novel Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury shows how friendship through the use of teamwork are important by causing the two friends to assist each other in perilous situations, stay loyal to each other against self-judgement, and work together against greater evil.

Many times in the book, one of the friends tries to help the other by preventing him from making a dangerous choice that can endanger Jim and Will. In Chapter 18, Will feels wary about the carnival and tries to convince Jim to not go on the carousel. But, Jim cannot help himself and goes on anyways. This is when Mr. Cooger and Mr. Dark introduce themselves, and it shows how …show more content…

For example, in the end of the book when Jim is on the verge of death, Will and Mr. Holloway uses their great love for Jim to help him stay alive. This shows how when in situations where solutions are nearly impossible to find, sometimes love and friendship can help groups stay together. This hope and love is also used as the final death sentence for Mr. Dark, as Mr. Halloway's hug overwhelms him with kindness and kills him. This is one of the many overarching themes in the story and shows how the author’s uses of language and storytelling can show a moral lesson. The message of Rad Bradbury’s story is one about care and cooperation to solve problems. From the friends’ constant determination to look out for each other, to the uses of teamwork and intelligence to accomplish goals, the author successfully conveys his message to the reader. It shows the brilliance of the author and his use of literary devices to five a moral

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