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In the short story ‘There Will Come Soft Rains,’ Ray Bradbury suggests that despite the sophistication of technology, it is merely a tool, and lacks purpose without its user. Technology is a personalized instrument, utilised accordingly to the individual’s purpose.

‘There Will Come Soft Rains’ features a sophisticated automated house designed to help the owner’s lives easier. However, the house lost it’s owners. Not only does the human absence is the story set an eerie tone, it also makes the house’s tasks seem futile. The house is the embodiment of the human means to achieve goals. Anything the house does in the story is worthless. The house’s purpose of it’s existance died with it’s owners. Despite the house’s complexities and versatility,

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