Asimov makes his science fiction books easy and a blast to read. “On the whole, however, he has done more than anyone else to give scientifically illiterate readers a feeling for the excitement and accomplishments of modern science” (Jonas, “No” 28). Also the way of Asimov’s style of writing can be shown through what Donald Watt had to say: “Asimov’s characterizations dramatize and give life to the significance of science fiction…. The real Asimovian hero is the person who looks critically at his society, its technology, and himself—and is eager to modify, to learn, to improve” (50). In addition to what was said by Donald Watt, Asimov’s characters, in his science fiction novels, are always at the center of attention because they refine and rejuvenate the science-fiction world Asimov brings into ...
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