What happens in The Martian Chronicles?
Beside this, what happens at the end of the Martian Chronicles?
The story (the whole book) is really about people being transformed by their experience of Mars. By the end of the book, the original Martians are (probably) all dead, and the civilisation on Earth is (probably) destroyed. The Earth family on Mars become the inheritors of the planet, so THEY are the Martians now.
Furthermore, what is the main theme of The Martian Chronicles? The main theme is that of colonization, and on the face of it Bradbury is highly critical of the project both in his story and in its real-life historical basis, the European conquest of the Americas. In the name of greed and power, one race stamps out another and in doing so corrupts a planet.
Also to know is, what is the conflict in the Martian Chronicles?
The main conflict in the collection of short stories called The Martian Chronicles is character vs. society. In all cases, the people who go to Mars are either looking for something or trying to get away from something. Most come to Mars because they are not happy with life on Earth.
How many chapters are in the Martian Chronicles?
The Martian Chronicles is not actually divided into 'chapters. ' It is a loosely connected collection of short stories which have been tied together to make a quasi-novel. There are 28 different short stories included in the volume, beginning with 'Rocket Summer' and ending with 'The Million-Year Picnic. '