All summer in one day

A short story by Ray Bradbury


Ray bradbury explores the idea of change in his story about Margot and the community of chidren who live on the planet venus. moving from earth to venus is a significant change in the lives of Margot but being rejected and alienated presents a further change for Margot. ray bradurys protagonist margot. remembers the warmth and beauty of the sun and this causes the others to resent her in their consistintly rainy world. the children lock her in the closet and deny her opportunity to see the sun again. this is margots critical incident that changes her life forever. the event also affects the children who feel remorse, guilt and shame at their selfish treatment of margot.