Science fiction - Compare and Contrast Essay

Jul 6th, 2015
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The genre that I have chosen is science fiction movies. Science fiction as a genre or division of literature distinguishes its fictional worlds to one degree or another from the world in which we actually live: a fiction of the imagination rather than observed reality, a fantastic literature. Science fiction is defined as “a literary genre or verbal construct whose necessary and sufficient conditions are the presence and interaction of estrangement and cognitions and whose main device is an imaginative framework alternative to the author’s empirical environment

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Compare and Contrast Essay The genre that I have chosen is science fiction movies. Science fiction as a genre or division of literature distinguishes its fictional worlds to one degree or another from the world in which we actually live: a fiction of the imagination rather than observed reality, a fantastic literature. Science fiction is defined as a literary genre or verbal construct whose necessary and sufficient conditions are the presence and interaction of estrangement and cognitions and whose main device is an imaginative framework alternative to the authors empirical environment (Darko Suvin, 1979). Science fiction movie consists of the imagination of human, science-based descriptions of the phenomena where the object or circumstances that occur does not existing in the world yet or otherwise. It can have the story of alien world, time travel or extraterrestrial life forms along with the futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots or cyborgs.The movies that I have chosen for this compare and contrast essay were I-robot (Laurence & Alex, 2004) and Terminator Salvation (Derek & MCG, 2009). Basically, I-robot and Terminator Salvation were talking about the future technology that human creates which is humanoid robots. In the movie, I-robot, directed by Alex Proyas, story written by Jeff Vintar, Del Spooner (Will Smith) as a detective was investigating the death of his friends, Dr Alfred Lanning (James Cromwell), the co-founder for U.S Robotics and its rob

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