This study guide will help you analyze the text “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on the summary, structure, characters, setting, narrator and point of view, language, theme and message, and we will help you put the text into perspective.
Presentation of the text
Title: “All Summer in a Day”
Author: Ray Bradbury
Published in: “The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction”
Date of Publication: 1954
Genre: Short Story
Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) was a famous American author who is now mostly known for his science-fiction and fantasy stories and novels. Bradbury is also viewed as one of the pioneers of the fantasy and science-fiction genres. His most famous works are the novel “Fahrenheit 451” and short story collection “The Martian Chronicles”.
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