In the short stories, “By the waters of Babylon” by Stephen Vincent Benet, and “There Will Come Soft Rains” is a short story by Ray Bradbury which is about the last house still standing on an isolated block, its robotic features still functioning. At last, the house gets destroyed by a tree falling on the house and causing fire, so clearly nature takes over. However, “By the Waters of Babylon”, which is written by Stephen Vincent Benet, is about a Priest's son named John whom…...
Two very good stories are The Chrysalids by John Wyndham and By The Waters Of Babyloni by Stephen Vincent Benet. Both these stories are sci-fi and depict what human civilizations will be like after a nuclear holocaust. The result of the holocaust has altered the Hill People and Waknuk peoplels morals and religious beliefs. The main difference between the stories is one is viewing the future as positive the other is portraying the future negatively. The Chrysalids was a better…...
Describe the story's exposition. During the exposition you learn that it is forbidden to go to any of the Dead Places except to search for metal, and he who touches the metal must be a priest of the son of the priest. You also learn that John is the son of a priest and is training to become a priest. Describe the story's conflict. The conflict of the story is that John must over come his fears and go to the city.…...
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