Essay on Issac Asimov's I, Robot

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Issac Asimov's I, Robot Asimov’s robots can be described as clumsy, hard-working, cost-efficient, soulless, strong, fast, obedient, human-made, a cleaner better breed, more human than man. Robots can be caring, gentle, self-aware, creative, intelligent and also evil, rebellious. Robots are made out of metal, plastic, aluminum, gears, bolts, wheels, sensors, memory chips, and other gadgets. TEXT STUDY Asimov’s book “I, Robot” is full of exciting short stories about human-robot relations. But the one story that really touched me was the first of the nine: Robbie. I have read this and many other Asimov books throughout the years. Not all of them but most of them. Besides the “Foundation” series,” I, Robot” kept me reading it…show more content…
Mrs. Weston then said that they need a change of scenery to separate Gloria from everything that reminded her to Robbie. Eventually they went to New York and Gloria seemed to be regaining her happiness and forgetting about Robbie. Actually, she was under the impression that her parents are taking her to find Robbie in the big city. Mrs. Weston didn’t give up and tried to get her mind of the robot as much as she could. One day, they went to a museum to see a special “Children’s program”. There was a Talking Robot exhibit there so Gloria snuck out to talk to the Talking Robot and to ask him where Robbie is (robots at that time didn’t have the ability to speak, Robbie was a mute). She confused the Talking robot as he is programmed to answer simple questions and so he broke down. Mr. Weston latter suggested that they could take Gloria to see the U.S.R. facilities and to show Gloria that robots are nothing than soulless husks that are used for menial jobs. When they were taking the tour, Gloria saw a robot at an assembly desk and recognized her friend. She immediately jumped down to the assembly area and ran towards Robbie. She didn’t notice the supply train that was going to hit her if she continued to run. Mr. Weston jumped down after her but realized he will be too late. He just saw a man like machine rub of his shoulder at high speed while holding his daughter. Robbie saved Gloria from certain death. That is when Mrs. Weston

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