Essays Tagged: "H. G. Wells"

Herbert George Wells

orld, it is for his contribution to the realm of science-fiction that he will always be remembered. H. G. Wells is known as 'The Shakespeare of Science-Fiction.' He is one of the writers that gave cre ... first called in the late 19th century (the genre was not called science-fiction until 1929, (Wells, H. G. The War of the Worlds: viii)).Herbert George Wells was born on September 21, 1866, in a 'shabb ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl and the "The Red Room" by H. G. Wells build up mystery and suspense.

The two short stories that have been studied are "The Red Room" by H. G. Wells written in 1896 and "The Landlady" written by Roald Dahl in 1959."The Red Room" is writt ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

H.G. Wells the Time Machine vs. The Movie the Time Machine.

The book The Time Machine and Hollywood's version of H.G. Wells classic are two very different views of the same topic. The 1895 book shows how well an a ... k to the past. The book and movie are very different when one considers the overriding themes in both.One of the main differences between the book and movie, both supposedly based on the book, is the ... oduce the Eloi and Morlocks. Going by the classic novel, the Eloi find the Time traveler and approach. The movie relates a different tale. The film shows the Time traveler looking for the Eloi and fin ...

(3 pages) 67 1 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

HG wells sustaining tension.

HG Wells sustaining tensionHow H. G. Wells, Builds and sustains tensionIn "The Red Room".The title "The Red Room" immediately attra ... aced action in a film kills the essence of it and for the viewer, it can become almost funny to watch. For a short story, however, it is able to build tension and sustain it without completely droppin ... young man. It is their duty, like guardians, to warn the man of what they believe is to be his death.Another use of repetition is on page two where the old woman keeps on repeating, "this night of al ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Book review of The Time Machine by H.G. Wells.

H. G. Wells' The Time Machine explores the darker side of mankind's future that has succumbed to an ... in the way of intellectual value to the story, Weena causes the reader to sympathize with the Eloi. H. G. Wells portrays a world full of life, but of the two races that inhabit the future, the Morlock ... th an introduction of a theory that, at the time, broke new ground, but we now accept as simple truth. Due to the manner in which the author portrays the story to the reader, the conclusion follows di ...

(2 pages) 58 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Cultural Significance of Extraterrestrials.

re not just entertainments; they are signs.Think about the history of science fiction for a moment. H.G. Wells's classic The War of the Worlds establishes a certain paradigm for the extraterrestrial i ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

H.G.Wells "The Time Machine" Book Report

Book Review The Time Machine by H G WellsH.G. Wells wrote "The Time Machine" in 1895. It was the first novel by Wells and was to be the story ... e "The Time Machine" in 1895. It was the first novel by Wells and was to be the story that launched H.G. Wells successful career and earned him the reputation as the father of science fiction. Wells w ... of the time machine's lever and the time traveller is propelled into the age of a slowly dying earth. There he discovers two bizarre races - the simply, playful, childish Eloi and the subterranean Mo ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Differences between Beasts and Humans In "The Island of Dr. Moreau"

There are many differences between beasts and humans in the book, "The Island of Dr. Moreau," by H.G. Wells. The differences are: beasts cannot tell when humans or other beasts are lying to them, b ... they thought that Moreau was dead originally.Beasts cannot speak as well as humans. To prove this, H. G. Wells makes the beast people, in the end of the book, turn back into beasts. The beasts start ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Orson Welles And The War of the Worlds

hin a radius of several hundred miles and the noise of the impact was heard as far north as Elizabeth."At the time, an estimated 38 million families owned radios. Nearly twelve million people were tun ... tted from the supposed aliens.By the end of the night, almost all of these people found out the truth. The news report was fictitious...and Orson Welles had been responsible.ORSON WELLESGeorge Orson W ...

(9 pages) 41 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of H.G. Well's "The Time Machine"

ve written these stories down to remember the messages the stories conveyed. In "The Time Machine", H.G. Wells uses symbolism to explore the effects of social Darwinism, capitalism, and socialism on t ... the effects of social Darwinism, capitalism, and socialism on the lives of the people in the future.H.G. Wells, the author of "The Time Machine", was born in Bromley, Kent, in 1866. He died in 1946 in ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How H. G. Wells creates atmosphere in "The Red Room" by referring to the way he describes location.

H. G. Wells uses the description of location to build atmosphere by splitting the locations into thr ...

(4 pages) 30 1 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

How effectivly Does H.G Wells Create suspense in "The Red Room"

Red RoomI am writing about the story 'The Red Room' by H.G Wells. I'll be answering the question 'How does Wells create fear and suspense in the story'. Th ... ld easily be mistaken for something or someone and not knowing what could be hiding in the darkness.H.G Wells uses anti-climax's by building up suspense so the reader thinks something is just about to ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How Do Conditions In The Present (1895 & 1960) Shape The Respective Visions Of:

How do conditions in the present (1895 & 1960) shape the respective visions of: 1.H.G.Wells? 2.George Pal (Film Director)? In 1895 H.G.Wells published a book called "The Time Machine ... powerful country showing the rest of the world the way by industrialising themselves. At this time H.G.Wells began to see the beginning of a two-tier society. One was the aristocracy, these were the ... doing dangerous and dirty work, they were known as the "have-nots".In the year "802701" H.G.Wells predicted that this two-tier society would become more and more evident. This is a good vi ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Door And The Wall Vs The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty: The Power Of The Psyche

f the psyche, the ego being the reality principle and the superego as the moral principle. Author's H. G. Wells and James Thurber use the three components of the psyche to develop their fictional char ... each characters id, ego and superego the two authors depict men whom search for their ideal world. H. G. Wells and James Thurber illustrate the psyches' power by developing characters that have imbal ...

(6 pages) 1907 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man, by H. G. Wells, is a novel centered around the visions of a mad scientist. The main character, Griffin, ...

(2 pages) 611 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Island Of Dr. Moreau

Upon writing the novel The Island of Dr. Moreau, H.G. Wells used many literary techniques which imply that the world is imperfect. Rather than only c ... all the faults and fallacies of the world through the plot, characters, and other issues presented, H.G. Wells addresses the controversies found within the ethics of scientific awareness.The opening c ... er in character development, while the focus remains on the moral controversies presented. Although H.G. Wells never took a firm stand within the novel on either side of the controversy of vivisection ...

(7 pages) 2571 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

''How does Wells' presentation of the Artilleryman allow him to comment on society?'' By H.G Wells in ''War of the Worlds''

In ``War of the Worlds´´ H.G. Wells makes excellent use of the Artilleryman in describing society. One of the novel’s major ... pation. The government influences society to the extent that it is indoctrinated by the government. H.G. Wells makes the Artilleryman appear very persuasive and him being a superb orator and this resu ... palings.´´ by the narrator. In this appearance, the Artilleryman is representing the military and H.G. Wells shocks the reader in describing the military as ‘dim’ and ‘clambering’. The military ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Inevitable Consequences of Future Time Travel

Before H.G. Wells’ career began, his development and inspiration for literature started because he bro ... he Time Machine distinctly shows the flaws and dysfunctions of a Wells’ view of modern society.H.G. Wells also uses his satire in revealing the corrupt society is and what this corruption can lea ... edge and jus how far people will go in order to obtain it. Hume, Bloom’s Modern Critical Views H.G. Wells”, says that “man being consumed…not only his manly strength but also his i ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Comparison between the Art of War and the Time Machine

s lives. They offer morals as well as lessons learned after reading. The novels The Time Machine by H.G. Wells talks about the future of the human race as well as the theory of time travel and The Art ... different books, the morals as well as lessons learned after reading the novels The Time Machine by H.G. Wells and The Art of War by Sun Tzu have provided readers with great understanding of the world ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethically Responsible News Reporting

h his broadcast of "War of the Worlds"-a realistic radio dramatization of a Martian invasion of Earth. Welles and his Mercury Theater company decided to update H.G. Wells' 19th-century science fiction ... filiated stations present Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the air in 'War of the Worlds' by H.G. Wells" (, 2012)."Sunday evening in 1938 was prime time in the golden age of radio, a ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media