Now that we have spent time reading and analyzing the short story, “There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury, it is your turn to reflect on the reading and powerful discussions in a blog post. Choose to respond to one of the following prompts:
This story is set in August 2026, less that 5 years from now. Based on Ray Bradbury’s tone in the short story, did he believe that technology was more harmful or helpful for humanity? Consider how you would describe technology and the way the world is shifting in present-day to Ray Bradbury.
What themes stand out to you the most within the story? Use specific examples from the story. If you were to write a futuristic story about technology, would you include similar themes in your writing? Explain why or why not.
Consider the following when completing your blog:
Your post should be a paragraph in length (5-8 sentences)
Use proper mechanics, grammar and spelling
Make a connection to the reading; your voice and opinion should be apparent!
Refer to the *blog writing checklist* posted on Google Classroom