Tag: Ray Bradbury

  • Uncle Einar by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    Uncle Einar by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    We’ve already met Einar as Timothy’s uncle in “Homecoming”. Now we see the man at home, and learn more about the realities of living as a supernatural being in a world made for regular humans.

  • Homecoming by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    Homecoming by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    “Homecoming” is a short story by American writer Ray Bradbury, first published in 1946. A family of ghouls hosts a big family reunion for Allhallows Eve. Dead relatives return for the occasion. Unfortunately for Timothy, he seems to be the only member of the family who doesn’t have supernatural powers. Some readers pick this up […]

  • The Night by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    The Night by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    “The Night” is a second-person point of view short story by American writer Ray Bradbury, first published in 1955.

  • The Man Upstairs by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    The Man Upstairs by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    Let’s take a look at a vampire story by American writer Ray Bradbury. “The Man Upstairs” was first published in the¬†March 1947¬†issue of Harper’s Magazine. You’ll also find it in Stories Volume One and Bradbury’s 1955 collection called The October Country.

  • There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    “There Will Come Soft Rains” (1950) is a short story by American author Ray Bradbury. I thought I’d better read it because August 4 2026 is looking nearer and nearer, and I’d like to know what to expect in four years’ time.

  • All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury Short Story Analysis

    All Summer in a Day is a short story by American writer Ray Bradbury, first published in 1954. Find it in Ray Bradbury Stories Vol. 1. It’s interesting to see how science fiction evolves alongside our increased understanding of other planets. “All Summer In A Day” is a story of its time, written in an…

  • The Electric Grandmother and Resonant Imagery

    The Electric Grandmother is basically a Twilight Zone episode for kids. The teleplay (and a short story adaptation of “I Sing The Body Electric”) was written by Ray Bradbury, and was later remade by the Disney Channel as a full-length Made for TV movie called “The Electric Grandmother”. TV Tropes The Twilight Zone for a contemporary…