There Will Come Soft Rains Discussion Questions

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Find out about the house that Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates built in the Seattle, Washington area. What will computers do for that house? How is it similar to the house described in "There Will Come Soft Rains"?

Research nuclear technology. Is it possible that a bomb could destroy all human life on the planet? How accurate is Bradbury's description of the effects of the bomb, especially the idea that the blast could be so intense that it would burn the images of the people into the side of the house?

Find out what critics have said about Sara Teasdale's poem, "There Will Come Soft Rains." Why do you think Bradbury chose this particular poem as the title for his story?

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