Ray Bradbury’s 1950 dystopian novel, The Rocket is a short science fiction classic based on a man who fantasizes of travelling to space. This futuristic tale communicates, how anyone is authorized to travel to space without any prior experience and preparation on how to operate and navigate a rocket. The story of the The Rocket, is based during a more advanced time in the future as anyone at that time is able to fly to space as long as they have money to support their trip, the protagonist is a father, named Fiorello who wants to bring his family to space, but to do that he must save a lot of money as the trips are far too expensive, nobody believes that he will be able to accomplish this task and even when people are that it’s impossible
This newly obtained intelligence takes the ease and ability of communication away, leaving him alone and suppressed. Charlie further states that “This intelligence has driven a wedge between me and all the people I once knew and loved… they hate me for my knowledge and understanding. What in God’s name do they want of me? They’ve driven me out of the factory. Now I’m more alone than ever before,” (Keyes 16).
October Sky is a true story based on the life of Homer “Sonny” Hickam Jr. It describes how he is inspired to build rockets when he sees Sputnik, at age 14. Throughout the book, Sonny has to overcome many obstacles to achieve his dream of sending rockets into space. The reason he was able to overcome these obstacles was due to his determination to work, willingness to learn, and his faith in his friends. Because of these three things, Sonny and the other Rocket Boys were able to go to college, escape Coalwood, and get jobs in which they could pursue their dreams.
Then in order for him to try to get in contact with anyone he tries to calculate where Ares 4 is going to be and when they're going to be there. Finally NASA notices that there is movement on Mars and Mark is alive. Once again another storm happened and it breaks his whole Space Hab and he has to live out of his Rover. While Mark finds a camera and NASA has the same replica as he does and they connect with him. The only thing is, the camera can only move and point.
The surgery proves to be a success and Charlie becomes a genius. After the experiment, Charlie begins to experience many problems caused by his increased intelligence. The book concludes with Charlie writing a report called Algernon-Gordon effect and reverting back to his original intelligence. Charlie wants to be smarter because, “If your
Soon after, they said their goodbyes and Marcus departed. When he arrived home, he shared all the amazing and horrible times with his family, and what he had decided on for a career. Marcus lived a cheerful life because he followed God’s plans and not his
Im glad I got a second chanse to be smart becaus I lerned a lot of things that I never even new were in this world and Im grateful that I saw it all for a littel bit” (Keyes, 305). On the contrary, Charlie does not truly show that he is glad he got to be smart, as stated on July 28, the same day: “That’s why Im going away from New York for good … Im going someplace where nobody knows that Charlie Gordon was once a genus and now he cant even reed a book or rite good” (Keyes, 305). Although he did mention that he was grateful that he got to be smart for a little while, he is so ashamed he does not want to see any of his friends. He thinks they will laugh at him and make fun of him like before. He is telling Miss Kinnian that everything is good, but when you really analyze the text, Charlie is only doing that so she will feel better.
surgery because, Charlie believes that he will fit in and make more friends. The artificial intelligence surgery is temporary, but Charlie still wants the artificial intelligence surgery done. Charlie Gordon is way better off having the artificial intelligence surgery because, Charlie became aware of who people really are, he can make advancements in science, and lastly Charlie can understand what is going on around him.
People go through lots of certain events in their lifetime, but being lied to for most or your life, does it make sense for Christopher 's mentality to drastically change as it did? Does it make sense that he run away cause he 's so mentally confused? He thought his life was perfect, safe and honest. When Christopher thinks that his life is simple and everything is perfect, what he doesn’t realize is what really is hiding from him when he lives his so-called “simple” life. Everyone is lied to at one point or another in their lives and it does break their trust with the other person, although a lie that could ruin your life because you didn’t know will change your perspective on life.
Tom, who went away from his mother and sister sees it as a way of getting away from his mother who did not only blame him for not telling them all about Jim (Laura’s suitor) moreover; did not appreciate him despite all he did for their family. Williams writes, “All right, I will! The more you shout about my selfishness to me the quicker I’ll go, and I won’t go to the movies!” (Qtd in Barnet, Burto, and Cain, p.