The Genre Of Science Fiction Essay

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The Genre of Science Fiction

Science Fiction has been interpreted by many in a wrong way. Most people feel that the author is just in love with the future. However this is not the truth in most science fiction novels. The majority of Science Fiction books are more about the horrors of the future. In Fahrenheit 451 the author Ray Bradbury makes an argument for societies need to consider that the outcomes of science fiction might become realities. The origin of science fiction '…evolved from the industrial revolution that spawned notions of the rockets, robots, time machines, computers, satellites, matter-transports, and the like'; (Johnson 6). Science Fiction has dramatically changed over the years form total destruction of
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When looking at science fiction we, as humans should get a lot of revelation out of them. One that is the most obvious is 'symbolic revelation…the literature of fantastic contains symbols which reflect the deep core of truth with a all lives while outwardly representing improbable people, places and things'; (Antczak 39). People should always look for truth because the second you stop looking, the second your world will go into chaos. When reading a science fiction novel or story the authors often tries to get a response from you. The response may be '…emotional, intellectual, or even a call to action';, the also make us feel '…our realities in ways that delight or frighten us'; (Antczak 38).

Books are what people are. If it were not for books then do you thinks you could be as intellectual as you are today. We as humans take for granted what books give us every day, the knowledge of not being ignorant. If it where for books we would never know '…what asses and fools we are'; (Bradbury 114). Just thinks about all the time and effort writers put into their books. Years or even a lifetime, just to put down something that was important to them. The Montag, the main character in Fahrenheit 451, comes along and destroys them within a second.

Fahrenheit 451 shows us the possibilities of a world were books are burned and not allowed. Humans no longer have the right

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