Analysis Of The Book ' The Time Machine ' Essay

1041 Words Mar 21st, 2015 5 Pages
The Time Machine When an author writes a book, there are many different attributes that could cause the book to be studied carefully, have characteristics of becoming a classic, and contribute different aspects to society. H.G. Wells shows the reader a desolate future by displaying how mankind will move towards a more capitalist society and change for the worst, in his classic The Time Machine. H.G. Wells, author of great works such as the Time Machine, the Chronic Argonauts, and Outline of History, was born Herbert George Wells on September 21st in 1866. As a child Wells was always sick and due to that sickness, he reads a lot of works by both Charles Dickens and Washington Irving. Wells’s work was more so steered towards satire and social criticism. When he attended the Normal School of Science, he learned of physics, chemistry, astronomy, and biology. H. G. Wells’s love of writing and vast study of sciences is why his style and genre of writing is so focused on how science fiction plays a major role in the world’s view on the future. H. G. Wells’s first novel, the Time Machine was a huge success and in my opinion perfectly conveyed his thoughts on the future (A&E Television Network). One of his quotes was I seek, in fiction, to advance ideas and naturally I repeat the ideas in which I believe (A&E Television Network). To us this statement portrays all of the reasons why H.G. Wells writes on science fiction. Wells provides near perfect depictions of how the…

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