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    In 1909 E.M. Forster wrote the ground-breaking short story “The Machine Stops”, it foretold of a dystopian society where mankind entrusted itself to a machine which took care of al their wants and needs, and ultimately lead to their demise.…

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    The Machine Stops Analysis

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    3. Little human contact B. Today 1. Phones 2. Video Chat 3. Human contact II. Transportation A. The Machine Stops 1. Airships 2. Underground Train 3. Driverless Cars B. Today 1. Planes 2. Trains 3. Cars 4. Bikes and manual walking III. Entertainment A. The Machine Stops 1. Music 2. TV 3. Video Chat B. Today 1. Music 2. TV 3. Video games IV. Daily Life A. The Machine Stops 1. Medicine 2. School 3. Sleep B. Today 1. Medicine 2. School 3. Sleep In 1909 “The Machine Stops” was written…

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    them due to them having learned how to blend in. All they would have got to do is to research the dress and mannerisms of our time, and now they are hidden in plain sight. However, what if a person from a hundred years ago were to visit us now? We would probably think they were just a crazy, weirdly dressed homeless person and not pay them any mind, as is usually the case. What if this time traveler from the past came to visit, and wrote a story in the past about their visit in the future? E.M.…

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    In “A Room with a View,” by E.M. Forster, there are two main settings: Florence, Italy and Summer Street, England. These two locations may belong to the same continent, but their significance and influence differs widely. Florence, Italy is portrayed as whimsical and dramatic in the book. During Lucy’s time in Florence, there’s almost always something happening, whether it be a murder in broad daylight (28) or getting caught receiving a kiss from a man of lower class (47). This likely…

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    The Wasp and the Echo: The Oneness with Everything In A Passage to India, E. M. Foster explores various conflicts between the Indian and the English in a dramatic setting. Foster is a master of realism; however, what walks side by side with the realistic plots like the trial and the friendship is the mysticism, which reflects Foster’s extraordinary ability to grasp the essence of the Oriental spirit. Realistic descriptions in many colonial literary works sometimes cannot suffice to present the…

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    The Cultural Divide In Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri emphasizes the divide between Western and Hindu culture through contrasting imagery of the sari and revealing clothing worn by Mrs. Sen, Mrs. Das, and Mala in the stories “Mrs. Sen’s”, “Interpreter of Maladies”, and “The Third and Final Continent”. By using contrasting imagery, Lahiri shows the cultural barriers that stem from her characters feeling the need to choose their own traditional values and beliefs or those of a new culture.…

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    Why Girl Analysis

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    Mahasweta Devi, a proficient Bengali writer and activist who puts a question mark on the democratic and civilized nation, India. It is imperative to have a clear understanding of “marginalised “in order to understand and appreciate the writings of Mahasweta. According to the Oxford Dictionary, the concept “marginalize” means “to make somebody feel as if they are not important and cannot influence decisions or events; or to put somebody in a powerless position”. Mahasweta empathetically restates…

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    In the extract from the essay ’’The new empire within Britain’’ Salman Rushdie, an Indian born Briton and author, explores the subjects of institutional racism, the subconscious racist nature of the English language and the stains that the time of imperialism has left on the British mentality. To gather Rushdie’s main thesis, one need only to look at the title: “The New Empire within Britain”. Rushdie states: “It sometimes seems that the British authorities, no longer capable of exporting…

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    the world had not yet seen nor expected. E.M. Forster, realizing the longevity of the era of technology, wrote “The Machine Stops,” in which he imagined a futuristic world entirely consumed by “The Machine”—a world that had witnessed incredible technological advances, but had also seen the almost complete reversal of human social skills. Forster uses this fictional story as a medium to deliver his claim that technology will ultimately cause humans to be completely anti-social beings. Building…

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    Is it possible for Indians and English people to become friends and tolerate each other 's differences? These differences include race, power, and religion. Can they, in a larger sense, unite together in friendship through collectivism and dharma? The answer is not obtained through the text, A Passage To India, by E.M. Forster; instead, the reader must observe the text and decide an answer to these questions. Through observations, the reader learns that it is necessary that all living creatures…

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