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The Martian Chronicles

The Martian Chronicles

by Ray Bradbury

The Martian Chronicles The Naming of Names Summary

  • Hey, Spender was right. Remember how he said in "—And the Moon Be Still as Bright" that the Earth Men would rename Mars?
  • That's what they're doing. (See the theme section "Man and the Natural World" for some more thoughts on that.)
  • Since Mars is safe now, a whole new set of people are on their way—not just lone pioneer types, but bureaucrats and busybodies. 
  • And there goes the neighborhood.
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