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    Introduction Evolution is the process in which organisms change from one generation to the next over a period of time. The Hardy-Weinberg equation is one of the most popular ways to determine if a certain trait within a population is changing. The Hardy-Weinberg equation provides a null-hypothesis to compare to the observation of the population. One can predict the outcome of the estimated amount of offspring in a population by using two alleles to determine which will be present in future generations. This equation uses a Punnet Square that makes a mathematical format to interpret the information. This possibility is referred to as Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium or Hardy-Weinberg principle. Although the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium is rarely met in a given population, it can occur if only the allele and genotype remain the same from one generation to the next in the absence of different evolutionary influences. Alleles are a pair of genes that appear on a particular chromosome and control certain characteristics, such as color and…

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    Utopia is a masterpiece of world literature written by Sir Thomas More. In the novel, Utopia is a name of an island where everything is perfect from the society to the economy. This “island” can be seen in another well-known novel called The Time Machine by H.G. Wells. There are a lot of similarities between Utopia and The Time Machine, however, the fate of the Utopian and the future mankind is contradictory. For many centuries, human has been seeking a perfect world where people can live…

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    Wars passed, so did the number of literary archetypes that were from his era. He was left alone among a dwindling population of writers. His views continued to evolve, and he even attributed significant signs of existentialism in his later work (Young). By the time he died at the age of 79, he was bitter and emotionally cold, but had created a vast amount of incredible work. These include The War of the Worlds, The First Men in the Moon, and A Modern Utopia (Morrow). These significant works all…

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    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…

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    H.G. Wells, short for, Herbert George Wells was a successful English novelist, journalist, and sociologist who had a great influence on our view of the future. Wells was born on September 21, 1866 in Bromley, England and passed away on August 13, 1946 in London. Growing up, Wells’ mother worked on an estate as a housekeeper, and he spent most of his time at her workplace after his father’s shop failed. One day, Wells discovers the owner’s extensive library and spends his time there as he…

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    G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau, and Yann Martel, Life of Pi, both set up unique plots to allow for manipulation of the common ideologies surrounding the relationships between animals and humans and the differences between animality and humanity. Both novels first allow for distinct differentiation between the two, however, over a course of long term isolation and the persisting fear of death, the differences between animality and humanity is broken down to show a correlation between the…

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    A utopia is a perfect society, but even the slightest mishap in the attempt of a utopia could develop it into a dystopia, a horrible and oppressive society. In 1961, a dystopian short story was written called Harrison Bergeron, by Kurt Vonnegut. The society has measured the strength, intelligence and looks of the average person and put handicap on the citizens who are above those expectations. Harrison Bergeron, a short story by Kurt Vonnegut, exhibits dystopian characteristics such as…

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    Jonathan Swift was a highly satirical writer who often openly criticized politics and political issues. Due to the time they were published, their politically-focused themes, and the base from which most of his writings were inspired puts Swift and his works resolutely in the Neoclassical era. Even after the end of the period in the late eighteenth century, Swift’s work continued to influence writers and stories world-wide, even to present day. The Neoclassical period lasted from 1660 to the…

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    In The Time Machine, by H.G Wells, Wells’ view of humanity is shown as the Traveler advances into the future. When he reaches the year 802,701 AD, he encounters two different species of what seem to be the humans of that time period. The Time Traveller names these two species “Eloi” and the “Morlocks”. Both of these represent Wells’ view of humanity that will form as time advances. Although they are both organisms of the future, the way they live their lives are very different. The Eloi are very…

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    Introduction H. G. Wells has long been considered the father of the science fiction genre with the publication of his first book, The Time Machine in 1895. This novel details a narrator’s travel through time. The unidentified narrator tells of his voyages through time to house guests of various professional backgrounds except one of religious background. To explain, there is not a minister or priest situated among the house guest. This essay will address the absence of religion in the novel…

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