A Medicine For Melancholy and Other Stories Setting

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Illinois

Illinois is a Midwestern state in the United States of America, is Ray Bradbury’s home state, and is featured in the stories “The Time of Going Away” and “Time in Thy Flight”. It is primarily small-town, rural Illinois that is dealt with in both of these stories. In “The Time of Going Away”, a small town elderly married dispute the husband’s reading National Geographic, as the magazine gives the husband bad ideas. One such article convinces the husband he is dying, so he heads off into Illinois to die, only to return healthy but hungry hours later. In “Time in Thy Flight”, the Illinois of 1928 is visited by a field trip from the future. The Illinois of 1928 is warm, summery, carefree, inviting, and relaxed, and causes students Janet and William to stay behind.

Mars

Mars is one of the planets in the Solar System. Mars features...

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