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H G Wells Time Machine
581 wordsH. G. Wells writings were influenced by things such as Darwinism, the first World War, and involved extensive predictions, futuristic inventions, and humor. Herbert George Wells was born in Bromely, Kent, England in 1866. His father was a shopkeeper, and his mother was a house keeper. While Wells attended Morley's School in Bromely, most of his education came from reading. In 1874 Wells started reading lots of books while he was laid up in bed with a broken leg. From 1880 to 1883 Wells was a dra...
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Twentieth Century Literary Criticism Literary Criticism Vol
1,734 wordsThe Innovations and Predictions of H. G. Wells When one mentions the term "science fiction, " only one name should come to mind: H. G Wells. Wells is indeed best known today as the father of modern science fiction. Over a career that spanned five decades, Wells produced nearly one hundred full-length books, a large number of them novels. The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of Worlds, World Brain, and several other works in Wells's canon are classics in the field of science fiction that ...
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Age Of 18 Brought Into The World
797 wordsQueen Victoria was one of the greatest women ever to sit on the throne of England. Her long reign lasted from 1837 to 1901. Her efforts during these years changed England very much. Ironically, Queen Victoria was never meant to reign England. Her seat on the throne came about in an unusual way. After the death of Queen Victoria's uncle, King George IV, the throne was meant to be passed on to one of George III's grandchildren. However, no one in the royal family had given birth to any legitimate ...
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Peter Pan Psychological Disorder
1,457 wordsSimilar and Contrasting Psychological Disorders between Kate and Peter Pan The most perfect description of Peter Pens character is that earlier or later all children grow up and become adults except of Peter Pen. J. M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, writes: Peter is ever so old, but he is really always the same age, so that does not matter in the least (Barrie 20). The main character of Doris Lessing's novel The Summer Before the Dark on contrary, embodies the woman who i...
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Prince William King William
1,095 wordsPrince William tries to live a normal life, but being royalty makes it just too hard (Morton, Diana: Her True Story, 79). " He is the most fascinating person of 1997, " says Walters (Unknown, Facts on Prince William, 1). Prince William lives an active life where he deals with disappointments of the past, but family members help him deal with the future. In Paddington, London William was born at St. Marys Hospital (Gilmer, The Royal Archive, 1). Prince William Arthur Phillip Louis Mount...
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H G Wells War Of The Worlds
1,138 wordsHerbert George Wells or H. G. as he liked to be called is man that stands out in English literature and English history. As far as literature is concerned Wells was a pioneer of his genre. He wrote science-fiction novels that would invoke his readers minds with people from other planets and of other dimensions. He brought to us invisible men and creepy creatures. He did this while inserting his own political ideologies. That is where the history comes into the picture. He influenced generation a...
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Princess Of Wales Prince Of Wales
1,622 wordsEnglish princess, former wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. Born July 1, 1961, in Norfolk, England. Her father, Lord Althorp, became the eighth Earl Spencer in 1975; he had served as a personal equerry to both King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II. Lady Diana Spencer grew up on her family mansion near the British royal family? s estate in Sandringham, England. When she was only six years old, her mother, Frances, left her father for Peter Shand Kydd, a wealthy businessman. Though her two sisters,...
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Sir Robert Peel Fortune Teller
1,445 wordsOn November 6, 1817 Princess Charlotte, the only heir to the crown of England died. She was the only child of the Prince Regent and was not a happy women. She was married off to prince of Orange at the age or 17, but broke off the marriage after falling in love with Prince Augustus of Prussia. He was already married but she was unaware and she continued seeing him. After a long time of Prince Leopold of Saxe-Cobury admiring her, Princess Charlotte gave him a chance and finally they were married ...
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Kensington Palace Queen Victoria
3,534 wordsVictoria was born on a spring day, May 24 th, 1819, at Kensington Palace, in the then quiet suburb of London. Plumb as a partridge was her fathers description of the baby, and she certainly bore a marked resemblance to her sturdy and robust Hanoverian ancestors who had ruled Great Britain for little more than a century at the time of her birth. By 1798 Victorias grandfather, King George III, had reigned for nearly sixty years, but he was now old and feeble. The symptoms of his terrible illness, ...
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