Time Machine Hg Wells

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The Time Machine by H. G. Wells Herbert George Wells was born an English writer in Bromley, Kent, England in 1866. After he attended school his early years he was educated at Midhurst Grammar School and soon after he attended the School of Science in London. Once there he studied biology, which could be one reason why he started to write science fiction novels such as, “The Time Machine.” Around the time he wrote this work, there was a huge shift of technological breakthroughs that would have influenced his writing also. At that time, from his schooling at the School of Science in London, he would have been exposed to the works of Jules Verne, (20,000 Leagues under the sea), T. H. Huxley’s, (Theory of Biogenesis), and Charles Darwin’s,…show more content…
He sees Wenna being attacked and he saves her and takes refuge in the Palace of Green porcelain. This Palace is a museum, that has little upkeep but he manages to scare off the Morlocks in the woods because of a fire he made but Weena is killed in the aftermath. The Time Machine makes one think that most theories of the far future are of an advanced society that has advanced technology with no fear of health problems. But this book allows a new glimpse of what can become of such advancements where the existence of humankind could almost have a circular pattern of events. The author shows the readers that their may be a certain cliff were all of society starts over which apparently has happened with the Eloi and Morlocks. One example of this was in the world of the Eloi the museums were all in ruins, where they didn’t seem to take much notice of how they came to be or on preserving their history. In an article on the theme of the time machine, they believe there is a constant class struggle that is continuous through time but in time it leads to communism. But then they come to think that society will just become one that is composed of have and have-nots. “Even in the names of the two species we can notice discrepancies. The word Eloi itself sounds like the word 'elite,' describing a rich, elite being, while Morlocks is a seemingly perfect word to describe a brutish, ape-like
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