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    The Martian Chronicles

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    The Martian Chronicles The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury, is a science-fiction book and was written in 1946. This major work by Bradbury is a collection of short stories relating to Mars or Martians. Bradbury had a clear vision of the Mars in which these stories are set. His vision was one of a fantasy world from the Martians point of view. In this work, the humans from Earth are the aliens from outer space. Bradbury has won many awards including the O. Henry Memorial Award, the Benjamin Franklin

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    Depictions of Intelligence in Science Fiction

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    To most ancient peoples, Mars was a god, harbinger of war and destruction. While our knowledge of the nature of Mars changed greatly over the ensuing centuries, the attraction Mars holds for the human imagination never waned and continues to our day. Since the discovery that Mars was in fact a planet similar to Earth, the idea that it might harbor intelligent life has enthralled many people. Thus it is only natural that science fiction authors, those members of the human race who put into print the

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    Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles shows us not only a different world from Earth and Mars, but also the future of America.  Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles depicts the colonization of Mars in terms of the colonizationof America.  The story is similar to what America experienced, such as thediscovery of America, the invasion of Indian colonies, and the new civilization.Dana's response paper also discussed the colonization of Mars.Other critics also

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    The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury

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    Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles explores this theme of imperial expansion as applied to the hypothetical situation of humans colonizing the planet Mars. In the novel, the humans who flock to the planet are portrayed as reckless beings with no care for their new home. They destroy ruins, clear the land, and rebuild a comfortable human society on Mars. The parallels between the Earthlings in the novel and imperialists today are made very apparent, exposing the reader to the idea that humans have been

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    Going to Mars Whether it’s Lewis and Clark or Joe Schmoe, humans have always had a tendency to explore their surroundings. This has led humans to explore the earth up and down, uncovering every rock and looking in every hole along the way. However, thousands of years of exploration have led to earth becoming a tapped resource. Humans now may ask the question; where do we go from here? Many answers have been suggested but one answer stands out from the rest, Mars. Nowadays humans view Mars as the

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    The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

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    States and the Soviet Union with the new rocket technology and space exploration, and created for the readers, the possible outcomes as technology took over the lives of humans. In The Martian Chronicles, Bradbury first started with how the people on Mars lived peacefully with their environment, and allowed technology to better their lives, but not control their lives. Then in the middle section of the short stories collections, Bradbury described Earthman destructive disregard for harmony between nature

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    Mars. The ‘Red Planet’ has been a source of imagination since Man first looked up into the night sky and wondered if there were others out there in the galaxy. Since the end of WWII, the rise of the Cold War and atomic research, interest in Mars has increased like it never has before. In films, books, television and (more recently) video games, Mars has been imagined countless times over, as a safe haven from a destructive earth, or a source of our impending doom. It represents more fully our fears

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    Dark They Were And Golden-Eyed

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    Dark They Were And Golden-Eyed Science fiction is a very interesting subject because you never really know for sure if it’s fiction or not. The scientific information contained in these stories makes you think; could this be real? The possibility is always there, in the back of your mind, just lingering around that these concepts could be reality. One day when you hear on the news about something you read in a science fiction novel, or saw in a science fiction movie, you’ll really start thinking about

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    Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, most well-known for his book 2001: A Space Odyssey, once said, “If by some miracle a prophet could describe the future exactly as it was going to take place, his predictions would sound so absurd that people everyone would laugh him to scorn. The only thing we can be sure of about the future is that it will be absolutely fantastic. So, if what I say now seems to you to be very reasonable, then I will have failed completely. Only if what I tell you appears

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    The Life of Frank Herbert

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    Frank Herbert was a science fiction author who was born in Tacoma, Washington on October 8, 1920. At the age of eighteen, Herbert ran away from home because of poor home conditions and he was tired of being a waif. He moved to Salem, Oregon to live with his aunt. Next, he attended Salem High School and graduated the next year. In 1939, Herbert wryly lied about his age and got his first newspaper job working for the “Grendale Star.” One year after getting his first job in 1939, he got a job at the

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