Bradbury Classic Stories 1: From the Golden Apples of the Sun and R Is for... - 'Powerhouse,' and 'En La Noche' Summary & Analysis

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'Powerhouse,' and 'En La Noche' Summary

In 'Powerhouse,' a woman and her husband are riding through Arizona to visit the woman's mother, who is dying in hospital. The woman reflects on how she has never needed religion before, since her life has always been fairly easy and carefree. When it looks like a storm is coming, her husband suggests stopping in a powerhouse. There are no other people there, and as the storm worsens they decide to stay the night here. As she lies listening to the machines hum, the woman suddenly has a religious experience. She feels as if she has disconnected from her body and been sent down the powerlines, watching other people dying and babies being born. She realizes that all life is connected and that she is never alone. This makes her feel better...

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