There Will Come Soft Rains

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There Will Come Soft Rains by Mind Map: There Will Come Soft Rains

1. Vocab

1.1. Silhoutte-the outline or general shape of something

1.2. Paranoia- a mental disorder characterized by systematized delusions and the projection of personal conflicts, which are ascribed to the supposed hostility of others, sometimes progressing to disturbances of consciousness and aggressive acts believed to be performed in self-defense or as a mission.

1.3. regiment- a unit of ground forces, consisting of two or more battalions or battle groups, a headquarters unit, and certain supporting units.

1.4. incinerator- a furnace or apparatus for burning trash, garbage, etc., to ashes.

1.5. capillaries- resembling a strand of hair; hairlike.

1.6. oblivious-unmindful; unconscious; unaware

1.7. sublime- impressing the mind with a sense of grandeur or power

1.8. psychopathic- being crazy, and doing bad things

2. Questions

2.1. 1) the house has talking appliances, and they do things themselves

2.2. 2) the man, the woman, the children, the ball, thin char-coaled layer

2.3. 3) it is to be assumed they all died, due to a nuclear war

2.4. 4) fire and intruders

2.5. 5) No one was there to feed the dog

2.6. 6) mechanical mice come and clean the dog up, because they think it's dirt.

3. Questions #2

3.1. 7) eat lunch

3.2. 8) looked at the animals

3.3. 9) The family who lived at the house were the McClellan's

3.4. 10) Shut its windows, and drew the shades in. during the fire, water pumps shot water. The house deployed water rats to spray water on fire

3.5. 11) "Today is August 5, 2026, today is August 5, 2026, today is..."

3.6. 12) the threat of technology being too good, and overpowering you

4. plot summary

4.1. There is a mechanical house in the year 2026, and it is extremely advanced inn technology. The house can do most things itself, like, make food for people, or clean itself. Only problem is, there is not anyone living at the house. It would be inferred that they died in a nuclear blast, due to the city having a chemical glow. All this time, the house was doing its everyday routine, but no one was there. Until it finally broke at the end.

5. Quote

5.1. 5) the last voice is a computer that is broken. Therefore; saying the same thing over and over. The computer voice broke, due to the fire.