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Essay | The Martian Chronicles: Themes and Other Pieces of Literature

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of The Martian Chronicles.
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The Martian Chronicles: Themes and Other Pieces of Literature

Summary: This essay reflects on the main themes for the Martian Chronicles and how Ray Bradbury manages to connect the themes with other pieces of literature.
The Martian Chronicles

In The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury manages to connect several of the novel`s themes with historical events, a poem written by Sara Teasdale (included in the novel), and connects the themes with another published novel by Ray Bradbury himself, which is Fahrenheit 451. The Martian Chronicles has two important themes that are used in order to connect with other themes, which are "man conquered Mars and Mars conquered him" and man changed himself into a Martian.

In The Martian Chronicles, man colonizes Mars and starts to name cities by "all the names of people and the things that they did... names of Martian rivers and air" (Bradbury 102). A similar event occurred when Europeans first colonized North America. For example, the Spanish colony originally named Los Angeles as Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles de la Porciuncula (Bolton). This town...

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