Irony is one of the central literary elements in "The Fun They Had." Margie imagines the old kind of school as a fun environment and community. Today's readers, and Asimov's contemporaries, know that children who experience this type of education do not necessarily agree with Margie.
The Fun They Had Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for The Fun They Had is a great
resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.