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The Matrix – Essay 3

“The Matrix”, a 1999 science fiction action film, depicts a dystopian future whereby intelligent machines are using the bodies of humans as an energy source by distracting them in a simulating reality, which is called the matrix. Only a few rebels have broken out of this computer program to face the reality of the world [...]

By |2020-04-12T07:50:45-05:00April 12th, 2020|Essay 3, Lina|0 Comments

Essay 2: 1984

1984 by George Orwell is an incredibly depressing, alternative future that would follow the events of World War II. It is a depressing alternative whereby revolution is betrayed by totalitarian defenders and citizens are not only controlled by physical, brute force, but by emotion and via their own minds as well – the psychology of [...]

By |2020-03-16T14:16:17-05:00March 16th, 2020|Essay 2, Lina|0 Comments

Project Proposal – Psychic Twitter

a. description of the original text and its socio-cultural and historic contexts: For my final project, I am drawing inspiration from an episode of the American science fiction television series The X-Files – “Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose,” which aired in October of 1995. This episode follows the assistance of a grumpy, old man, Clyde Bruckman, [...]

By |2020-03-10T15:35:05-05:00March 10th, 2020|Lina, Proposal|0 Comments

What is Science Fiction?

Science fiction under the umbrella of fiction, describes imaginary plots and characters and more specifically, refers to futuristic concepts like advanced technology, space, and time travel. However, like all stories, science fiction is a genre that incorporates some form of truth surrounding the essence of what it is to be a human being. What's more [...]

By |2020-02-04T16:17:48-05:00February 4th, 2020|Lina, What is SF|0 Comments
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