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The Martian Chronicles

The Martian Chronicles

by Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles: Chronicling the Chronicles True or False

1. What is the significance of The Martian Chronicles taking place in the near future?That way, new technology would be plausible (yay interplanetary rockets) but close enough that we still wouldn't have figured out some of those pressing global-civilization issues (boo nuclear weapons).
2. What is the significance of the third person omniscient narrator in The Martian Chronicles?Three people are better than one.
3. Is Bradbury's Mars scientifically accurate?No, his Mars is very much a fantasyland version.
4. Which of the following are examples of comic elements within The Martian Chronicles?Walter Gripp learning to be happy alone instead of living with a hideous woman who makes the mistake of eating chocolate in front of him.

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