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All Summer in a Day

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John Paul Braun

on 13 December 2012

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Transcript of All Summer in a Day

Summary All Summer in a Day A girl named Margot moved to Venus at age 4 from Earth. On Venus it always rains for seven years and then it stops raining for an hour. Margot knows that the sun will come up in a little while but the kids don't believe her so they lock her in a closet. The kids play around once the sun comes , and they forget she's in the closet. then they let her out of the closet after the sun is gone Setting The setting is on Venus in a futuristic underground city. At school. Outside it's a gray jungle. It's integral because if it wasn't on Venus it wouldn't always be raining. The whole story is centered around the rain. If it wasn't on Venus there would be no story. Characterization Margot is the main character. The protagonist is Margot and the antagonist is William. The strengths of Margot are she likes the sun and she knows what the sun is like. The weaknesses are she is hated by the class and she knows what the sun is like and the class doesn't like that. Her emotions are weakness and a sadness. Her actions are of frailness and of sadness. Her thoughts are of the sun and how much she misses it. Her motivation is that she will be able to see the sun and go back home. She is revealed directly by how the sun is what she wants the most. She is revealed indirectly by how she wants to go home. Plot The exposition is that Margot moves to Venus and she is going to school and see says that the sun will come out today. The rising action is when she is pushed by William, because she says that the sun will come out and they don't believe her. After that they carry her to a closet and lock her in. The climax is when the sun comes out and Margot is still in the closet and they play outside. The falling action is that the rain comes back and they remember about Margot. The resolution is that they get Margot out. Foreshadowing There is some foreshadowing when she says the sun is going to come out, and nobody believes her.There is some foreshadowing when Will pushes Margot and you know something bad is going to happen. Irony It's ironic because Margot told everyone that the sun was coming, but no one believed her and she never got to see the sun. Conflict The conflict of the story is man vs. society, man vs. nature, man vs. man. The conflict is external when William puts her in a closet. The conflict is never resolved she is just let out of the closet. Theme The theme of the story is: life can be very harsh this means that its not always fair and go the way you want it to. This was implied. figurative language example #1: it been raining for seven years, thousands upon thousands of days compounded and filled from one end to the other with grain with the drum and the gush of water,

example # 2: with the sweet crystal fall of showers and the concussion of storms so heavy they were tidal waves come over the island.
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