Analytical Essay - The Ruum An

Analytical Essay - "The Ruum" & "The Pedestrian"
It is known the short stories in this world of ours bring up social issues that make us think, an example of this is Ray Bradbury's story, 'The Pedestrian'. Also short stories are there to entertain us, for example, 'The Ruum' by Arthur Porges. 'The Pedestrian' is about a man called Leonard Mead in the year 2052, going for a walk at night. A normal reader would have thought it is normal thing to do at night, but in the year 2052, in which the story is set, it is very unusual thing to do. 'The Ruum' is about a man being chased by an extra-terrestrial machine. This man's name is Jim Irwin.
Jim Irwin a normal human being has been sent to the ...

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up social issues that can be debated. The point of these issues is to make the people of today think about whether what they are doing is right or wrong. Ray Bradbury's story is about a man named Leonard Mead in a city, in America who goes walking at night. In this city all the other citizens stay and watch their 'viewing screens'.
The main issue that this story brings up is that as the years pass by, the people of the world may become lazier due to the fact that the technology in constantly upgrading. Ray Bradbury has written this story for a main purpose; it is to show people that the world could be heading towards a greater disaster because of technology.

Although both of these stories are fictional one of them gives us a realistic view of what may happen in the future, 'The Pedestrian', while the other entertains us, 'The Ruum'. The reason 'The Ruum' entertains us is because nothing in the story is realistic or maybe even true. There have been many people debating about ...

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