The Martian Chronicles (isolation)

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Humans are tiny particles of dust in a great ocean of time and space. But have you ever thought about how insignificant humans really are, in such a vast and bounteous universe? Just the thought of it can make an individual feel completely isolated. In the novel The Martian Chronicles, author Ray Bradbury uses setting and characterization to show the reader that if science advances too quickly for society, humans will try to ignore their …

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…their feelings of isolation and insignificance which can be caused by science advancing so quickly that the human can't comprehend the extent of their new discoveries. It is inevitable that humans will eventually feel insignificant compared to far more intellectual and superior beings and isolated in contrast to such an immense universe. Humans must eventually accept their true worth in this universe, however unpleasant it may be, for knowledge is always more valuable than ignorance.