There Will Come Soft Rain

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There Will Come Soft Rain (By: Ray Bradbury) Ray Bradbury, author of the short story There Will Come Soft Rain, wrote this story to describe the after math of an atom bomb. Through this story he shows us by using Irony his feelings about the misuse and abuse of technology. At first technology was created to improve our society, and make our environment a better and safer place. (Such as traffic lights, operating tools etc.) But now were misusing and taking advantage of it. We’re using technology for things that are unneeded. Do we really need an electric can opener, peeler and more? Wouldn’t it just be better to use our hands and actually use the gifts g-d gave us? Ray Bradbury wrote this piece of writing while he was very disturbed. It was right after the atom bomb, and he saw the great destruction it cause, and even afterwards from the radiation. All this destruction came from technology. He wants us to stop and think before we use or invent technology about the after cause and consequences it cause. It’s very interesting to see how through out the whole story it describes how beneficial and helpful the extreme advanced technology in the house was for humans. It did every minor job for them. Like it says, “An aluminium edge scraped them into the sink, where hot water whirled the down the throat which digested and flushed them away into the distant sea. The dirty dishes were dropped into a hot washer and emerged twinkling dry.” The whole house worked to please humans, but there weren’t any humans left to serve. It’s very ironic that off all things the dog could’ve died from it diefrom hunger. While the whole time the kitchen was filled with food. “Behind the door, the stove was making pancakes which filled the house with a rich odder and sent of maple syrup.” The only thing that was stopping the dog to enter the kitchen and eat the food which was

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