There Will Come Soft Rains: Theme, Setting & Symbolism

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Who or what is the main character in 'There Will Come Soft Rains'?

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1. What is nature's attitude toward humans in Sara Teasdale's poem 'There Will Come Soft Rains'?

2. When does 'There Will Come Soft Rains' by Ray Bradbury take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check how well you understand Bradbury's story by using this worksheet and interactive quiz combo. Practice questions will quiz you on the setting, theme and main character of the story, as well as nature's attitude in the poem of the same name.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Main character of the story
  • Year that the story is set in
  • Nature's attitude towards humans in Teasdale's poem
  • Themes of There Will Come Soft Rains
  • Location of the house in the story

Skills Practiced

Your ability in the following will be showcased in these guides:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding thematic elements of the story and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about There Will Come Soft Rains from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the setting of Bradbury's story
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding nature's attitude in Sara Teasdale's poem of the same name

Additional Learning

Keep on learning about this literature topic by checking out the accompanying lesson, titled There Will Come Soft Rains: Theme, Setting & Symbolism. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define theme, setting, and other vocabulary from the lesson
  • Compare Bradbury's story to Teasdale's poem
  • Explain a number of themes present in the story
  • Understand the use of symbolism in the story
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