Ready Player One is a book by Ernest Cline. In this book, Wade Watts, a gunter, finds a key within a game called the OASIS; this leads to other keys which lead to an Easter Egg; the prize of finding this is 200+ Billion dollars, which causes war and mass murders throughout the story to find it, but in the end, Wade prevails with the Easter Egg of 200+ billion dollars. Wade’s perseverance to take down the Sixers and find the 240 billion dollar Easter Egg and to control the OASIS throughout the book; The lesson that I learned is that no matter what situation I am in, there is always a way to achieve what I want. Wade shows perseverance in the book when his trailer park dwelling blows up, losing his family and close friends. Wade had found
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Ready Player One follows Wade Watts, a teeanger escaping from the harsh realities of the real world, lives within the OASIS, a virtual reality “most of humanity now used on a daily basis.” When the creator of the OASIS, James Halliday dies, he leaves a huge fortune behind. Without any heirs, Halliday concluded that his fortune and power can only be inherited by an OASIS user who finds Halliday’s Easter egg within the virtual game using the clues he left behind. After years of searching for the egg, hope was lost until one night Wade Watts is the first to find the Copper Key, the key to unlocking the First Gate and to eventually finding the egg, and so he tells the story of what really happened of the Hunt for the egg. Considering the book in it’s
Player One: What is to Become of Us? Only five short hours make up the timeline of this novel, but in such a short period of time the reader surprisingly finds themselves very involved in the story. In a small airport lounge on the outskirts of Toronto four people meet for the very first time. Luke the runaway pastor, Karen the outspoken ‘cougar’, Rick the unlucky bartender, Rachel the robotic beauty, and Player One the more humane alter ego of Rachel all tell their side of the story as it unravels. It may have seemed like a typical day for these people until the unthinkable happens and the life of everyone in that small airport lounge would forever be changed.
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In Ready Player One by Ernest Cline there was a lot of different elements in the book that benefitted the players. All of these things helped but not as much as one thing. In this book I think friendship between the players was the true "power". One friendship between two people that I think was very powerful and important was the friendship between Parzival and Aech. One example of the friendship being strong is when Parzival said "If you were a solo, you didn't want or need help, from anyone."
Everyone knows about the Movie ready player one hitting theater March 29, 2018. However, a lot of people have not realized the book is already out. The book Ready Player One was written by Ernest Cline back in 2011. In his book, Cline did a fantastic job with details that draw the reader in, character development, and loads of 80’s references.
In Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, the concepts of trends is a frequent topic, to the point where it helps make some of the most iconic moments of the book. Since the book is fueled by trend i would like to focus on them for my essay. To clarify i will refer to a trend as something that become so iconic it is practically synonymous with the time period it is from. I'll be studying the life expectancy of trends, since over time americans have become used to them that things come and go fairly quickly. One task will be finding probable cause for staying around, or being killed off.
In reading “Ready Player One,” written by Ernest Cole the science fiction novel had engaged me as a reader. This novel is based off of the near future year of 2044 that this narrator see’s the future to be. In that time frame their had been an exhaustion of our fossil fuels we have here on earth. As we read I get a sense of global scarcity and a massive increase of urban sprawl occurring in that time period. I find while reading the theme of this novel to be something that intrigues me as the reader.
The struggle of man versus nature long has dwelt on the consciousness of humanity. Is man an equal to his environment? Can the elements be conquered, or only endured? We constantly find ourselves facing these questions along with a myriad of others that cause us to think, where do we fit? These questions, crying for a response, are debated, studied, and portrayed in both Jack London’s “