Nebula Award for Best Novel

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  • Hume Personal Identity Essay

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    out that Wednesday is a old god who wants Shadow to help him and the other old gods assert the newer gods. One of the central themes of this novel is faith. Gaiman demonstrated how the early immigrants arrived to the United States with their faith. It was their beliefs that influenced the United States and made it the country that it is today. Within his novel, Gaiman used the older and newer gods as a comparison to the older and newer generation. Gaiman used actual mythological gods as character roles

  • Ender's Game Essay Outline

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    A. Ender’s Game is a science fiction novel written by Orson Scott Card that won both the 1985 Nebula Award for best novel and the 1986 Hugo Award for best novel. B. The main character of the book, Ender, is the younger brother of Peter and Valentine. He is afraid of his brother and loves his sister. When he is six years old he is chosen by the IF, or International Fleet, to save mankind from the bugger invasion. Wherever Ender happens to go, big things happen and by nine years old he is ready to

  • Octavia Butler Research Paper

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    one of the many African Americans that represent the reason we celebrate Black History Month, the annual remembrance of the achievements of African Americans. She showed the achievements of African Americans with her writing skill. Particularly, her novels and short stories were very profound in the science fiction genre. Her hard work earned her special rewards and inspired others to reach to their potential and accomplish great things. Octavia E. Butler was born on June 22, 1947, in Pasadena, California

  • Free Mantle Analysis

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    Mantle’s major forthcoming mini-series AMERICAN GODS. This is a significant award of work, which will include hundreds of both 2D and 3D shots. The 10 episode series, directed by David Slade and scheduled to broadcast in 2017, is based on the highly successful book of the same name by Neil Gaiman. The book was published in 2001 and won the prestigious 2002 Hugo, Nebula, Locus, SFX Magazine and Bram Stoker Awards, all for Best Novel. The series posits a war brewing between old and new gods: the traditional

  • Ender's Game Book Report Essay

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    in the military. He is even invited to go to Battle School, a military school on a ship far away from Earth. Ender even shows his ability to visualize gravitational effects and afterwards he is isolated from his peers because he is one of the best of the best. Ender becomes a ‘launchie’ along with his peers and makes a few new friends. Ender’s Game has really opened my eyes to show me that there is more than just Earth. It reminds me that there is another world out there among the stars. Ender’s Game

  • Enders Game Movie Vs Book

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    For this summer of 2015 I read Enders Game for my summer reading. The author of this best seller is Orson Scott Card. This book won the 1985 Nebula award for best novel and the 1986 Hugo award for best novel. This famous novel was made into a major motion picture and in theaters during 2013. I choose Enders Game because either I had read every other book on the list or the other books did not interest me. Also Enders Game was available to me at the time so it was also convenient. Since the movie

  • Who Is Frank Herbert's Dune?

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    "Dune", it is a highly acclaimed novel, won the first Nebula Award for Best Novel, the Hugo Award in 1966, and is named as the highest selling science fiction novel of all time. The books are set over twenty thousand years in the future and were inspired by the author of the series, Frank Herbert, moving to Florence, Oregon where he was able to see the Oregon Dunes. The first "Dune" novel started out as two pieces that Analog magazine published between 1963 and 1965. The two stories paid tribute

  • Octavia Butler Essay

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    Table of Contents Page 1. A BRIEF CONVERSATION WITH OCTAVIA E. BUTLER Page 2 - 4. Biography Page 5 - 9. Synopsis Page 9 - 14. Analysis of Criticism Page 14 – 15. Influences on Society Page 16. Footnotes Page 17. Bibliography A BRIEF CONVERSATION WITH OCTAVIA E. BUTLER 1. Who is Octavia E. Butler? Where is she headed? Where has she been? Who am I? I'm a 51-year-old writer who can remember being a 10-year-old

  • Fiction And One Of The Three Consequences Of Science Fiction

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    subdivisions of fantastic literature, the other two being fantasy fiction and supernatural horror. Although definitions vary and some individual works may blur the distinction between one branch and another, most fantastic or speculative stories and novels can—by general consensus—be placed in one of the three categories. Science fiction is the youngest of the three, but since the late 1940s it has been by far the most popular, and the total number of science fiction titles published in book form presently

  • Stephen Kings Influence On American Literature Essay

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    Stephen King is one of the most influential authors of today. His award-winning novels and short stories are known world -wide. His many awards and nominations have created a space for him in the literary world. King is a true “Horror King”, for his books, turned movies, have scared millions world- wide. Stephen King has helped bring America to prominence through his many books, essays and short stories. Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 at the Maine General Hospital in Portland