Critical essay on the pedestrian (used a lot in england)

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Critical essay 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 …

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…have a vivid imagination and would question the system. I think the theme of this piece is that the future will be a bleak and depressing place where virtual reality will be the only source of entertainment. It is also about how government wants supreme control and tries to stamp out anybody with the ability to overrule them. An example of this is Leonard, who shows individuality and is taken off to the psychiatric centre.