Critical Essay On The Pedestri


Fifty-three years from now a writer is taken to a psychiatric centre for help because he was walking along the streets. In this essay I will be considering the image of the future created in this short story by analysing the plot, setting, character and theme.
This short story is about a man called Leonard Mead who goes for a quiet stroll on a misty evening at eight o’clock. He stops at the corner of an intersection, peers down and chooses which route he wants to take. Mr Leonard Mead had done this every night for ten years. Sometimes he would go out and not return until after twelve. The strange thing is that he has not met anybody in the street for the last ten years, but by ...

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the psychiatric centre for research on regressive tendencies’.
Leonard Mead is not a ‘normal’ person in the way that his neighbours are, because all they do is sit all night with their lazy eyes glued to the television. Leonard is a writer in a non-reading society. People never read books, all they do is watch television and that is probably the reason why he has not met anybody on the streets in the last ten years. Leonard seems to have a critical attitude to all his neighbours being so ‘unsociable’. He is considered abnormal by the police car because he does not have a viewing screen and he does not have a wife. The other character in the story is the police car that stops him. The car is a robot car without anybody inside it and it seems to be getting its orders from an outside source.
The story is set in the future in the year 2052 in a city of three million. It is a cold November evening and Leonard Mead is first introduced at eight ...

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