Essays Tagged: "martians"

"Little Green Men or Just Little Microscopic Organisms? - the question of Life on Mars"

has plagued many minds throughout the world. Life on Mars, though, is a reality. When you think of Martians, you think of little green men who are planning to invade Earth and destroy all human life, ... ere living inside rocks where they got all of their nourishment from the rocks and from some water. Martians probably do the same thing. The Marsokhod, which is Russian for "Mars Rover"-- a six ...

(2 pages) 78 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

UFOs Are Real

Discusses the existence of UFOs and their involvement with the government -'Little Green Men', 'Martians', 'Outer Limits' ! That is what people think aboutwhen aliens and UFOs come to mind. Aliens ...

(10 pages) 143 0 2.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Craig Raine's Poem "A martian sends a postcard home". Describe how you would turn the poem into a short film

is people back home. The theme of difference and alienation (no pun intended) is represented by the Martians lack of the proper words or terms to describe everyday things. This suggests that while the ... things about a very small almost invisible creature and that they are witnessing events through the Martians eyes not simply a camera. This is accomplished by the way the camera moves from one locatio ...

(9 pages) 44 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A Martian Sends A Postcard Home" by Craig Raine.

the metaphysical world of dreams.Raine's unusual world hypothetically assumes a future state, where Martians do exist to the extent that they have landed on Earth and are able to have mail delivered b ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury.

to staying home. She heard a shot in the distance; Nathaniel York is not seen again.That Fall, many Martians begin to hum songs from Earth, the children chant Earth rhymes, and have strange dreams. Th ... rs. They are ignored and considered "beautifully insane", and eventually killed by Mr. Xxx when the Martians assumed their ship and crew members were hallucinations.The next rocket lands in a shocking ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


In the year 2035, humans discovered secret military bases on Mars. They detected that the Martians were building a huge nuclear rocket, and planned to launch it to earth. The humans sent the ... . When they reached the base, Steven kept a close eye on the shadows that covered every doorway, as Martians might lurk around any corner. It seemed impossible to enter the maximum-security facility a ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

This is an essay supporting functionalism. It is not truth, but rather a concocted situation to prove a point.

to Earth, but the question that has sparked fiery debates still remains: What is to become of these Martians? Upon arrival, the Martians immediately adapted to the Earth's oxygen levels, biochemical c ... ls, biochemical composition, and temperatures. Through research, scientists have concluded that the Martians are able to adapt quickly in any situation, but the tricky circumstance is that they are on ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Fantasy and fiction

ts. Science fiction pushes your imagination to the limit, but fantasy goes beyond that.Attacks from Martians, time travel, interplanetary travel and the impossible are possible within the realm of sci ... ce fiction writers. In his work The Martian Chronicles (1950), despite their efforts to resist, the Martians become the victims of human colonization. The colonists face their own crisis when Earth is ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Conquering Of Mars

ns off of their own land and stated to build homes and building for their own uses. This forced the Martians off their own Land ust as the American settlers did to the Native Americans. ... The settlers of Mars brought their own traditions and cultures to Mars and forced the Martians culture out of their lives. They did accept the Martians ways and forced their own on the M ...

(1 pages) 460 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Journey of Vengeance." - imaginative science-fiction short story.

she hated the Earth people. Mr. Death was essential for the victory of the Earth people against the Martians. He was a magician and he could be killed only with silver bullets. Mary Jane was the lead ...

(8 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Information On Mars

nce fiction classic War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, enough people believed in the tale of invading Martians to cause a near panic.Another reason for scientists to expect life on Mars had to do with t ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

"A Martian Sends a Postcard Home" by Craig Raine

ence it is a Martian writing to his people back home. The theme of difference is represented by the Martians lack of the proper words and terms to describe everyday things. The Martian in the poem doe ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Enders Game

Publications llc. 1991.This book is about a young boy named Andrew Wiggin. Earth has been fighting Martians called Buggers. Every Child lives with a monitor in his brain that knows everything he thin ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Men Women and Relationships Book Review

ion. The problem arises when we forget we are from different planets and start trying to change the Martians to be more like Venusians, or vice versa, and as a result these differences become a source ...

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

War of the worlds

he sphere that has landed is extraterrestrial. Indeed, even after the sphere opens and the horrific Martians emerge and kill several people, this idea of supremacy does not fade. Gravity seems to act ... , if worst comes to worst, "a shell in the pit will kill them all." Our narrator even denounces the Martians' "short sighted timidity." As the book progresses into the stages of death and dest ...

(4 pages) 18 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Addendum To "The Martian Chronicles"

ar, they sought to bring Mars back to its former glory. Terran mistakes were dealt with, as the new Martians worked to cleanse Mars of these unsightly impurities. The first to change was the re ... yside, eventually taking up residence near the abandoned Martian cities.And Mars became a planet of Martians once again.Month Four of Solar Year 42: The Follower "Hey, would you take a look at this?" ...

(2 pages) 851 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

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

y gives reference to the ‘Heat-ray’ as being the only ‘miraculous’ tool for victory used by the Martians. The equivalent to this is the British army using big guns (Maxim guns) against primitive n ... Artilleryman successfully dissuades the narrator into not having himself and the narrator face the Martians by saying ```It’s no kindness to the right sort of wife,´ he said, `to make her a widow; ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The War of the Worlds book review

and the narrator's journey through the towns of Weybridge, Shepperton and Putney Hill and until the Martians deserted the bacterial earth. Wells uses colour to emphasise the change in the setting. The ... in the setting. The change in vegetation colours from Earth's green (represents human life) to the Martians red (red represents pain). On the other times, the story is narrated by his brother who tel ...

(3 pages) 17 1 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

War of The Worlds Essay

e military during a crisis is too strong and since the humans relied on the military to destroy the Martians, it ultimately leads to panic and chaos in the city of London. When faced with the danger o ... ately leads to panic and chaos in the city of London. When faced with the danger of the approaching Martians, the citizens of London lost all respect, politeness and courteousness and returned to thei ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Literature Research Papers