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Kinney 1 Wesley Kinney Mrs. Holzhauer HSE 3: Period 2 14 February 2017 The Pedestrian “Everything went on in the tomblike houses at night now, he thought, continuing his fancy. The tombs, ill-lit by television light, where the people sat like the dead, the grey or multicolored lights touching their faces, but never really touching them .” In the story, “The Pedestrian,” by Ray Bradbury, uses obscure words to illustrate the setting. The main character that happens to be Leonard Mead, walks for pleasure in a city while others chose to trap themselves in their homes. The word tomb implicates that the people inside the homes are lifeless because they choose to lock themselves up and do nothing unlike Leonard. Leonard chooses to do things he enjoys which happens to be walking in a society where people
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