This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Button, Button” by Richard Matheson. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
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Title: “Button, Button” (1970)
Author: Richard Matheson
Genre: Short story
Richard Matheson (1926-2013) was an American author and screenwriter. His work is part of the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. His most popular novel, I am Legend (1954), has been adapted for the screen three times. Matheson was also a screenwriter for the TV show The Twilight Zone. His short story “Button, Button” was adapted as an episode of the TV show.
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