“There will come soft rains”
Evaluate Reread the poem in paragraph 44. Is the story a "retelling"
the poem? Explain.
Yes, it can be said that the story is a retelling of the poem. The story "There will come soft rains" is a short story about destruction and obliteration.
How does the story retell the poem?
The story retells the poem in that it makes references to the lines of the poem that speak to destruction.
Notice the lines:
- "No one will know about the war"
- "Not one Will care at last when it is done"
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