In the short story “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury, we find out that Margot, who is nine-years-old, lives on the planet Venus and studies together with the children of those who have come to civilize the planet. On Venus, the sun only appears once every seven years, and it only shines for an hour; the rest of the time, the population of Venus only knows constant rain.

Because Margot has lived on Earth until she was four-years-old, she is the only one of her classmates who remembers the sun and who longs for it. The others – who were babies when the sun last shone – do not remember the sun and do not believe her when she describes it from her memory. Because they are convinced by a boy, William, that they should bully Margot, her classm...

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