“Cruelty isn't a personality trait. Cruelty is a habit.” In the book entitled “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey, Cassie (the protagonist of the story) is trying to save her brother, Sammy, from a military compound run by the Others.As the novel opens, Cassie is hiding out alone in the woods outside of Cincinatti, Ohio. She has been on her own ever since her young brother was taken from Camp Ashpit, a refugee camp where a large number of plague-infected human bodies were burned. After Sammy was moved to Camp Haven, Cassie’s father was shot dead by Colonel Vosch, the alien leader who appeared to be a trustworthy member of the U.S. military. As the story goes on Cassie struggles to find her brother while the 5th wave is killing off more with alien cruelty hitting her from left to right.
Ender’s Game: book to movie Imagine having to kill millions of helpless creatures only because you think they pose a threat. That is how the protagonist, named Ender Wiggin feels, in the book Ender 's Game, written by Orson Scott Card. He is offered the chance to go to battle school to train to fight a species of aliens, which they know very little about, called buggers. After Battle school he graduates to Command school and trains as a commander. He defeats the bugger population immediately regretting it and spend the rest of his life rebuilding the population.
3.1 Plot Summary The dystopian science-fiction novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley follows the story of Lenina Crowne and Bernard Marx who are inhabitants of a totalitarian global society in the distant future (2540 A.D./ 632 A.F.). The society is clearly hirachially devided into different groups of which the lowest three groups (that make up a majority of the entire population) consist of cloned individuals. The protagonists Lenina and Bernard (who themselves are no clones), on trip to a Savage Reservation far away from the rules of the World State, encounter Linda who got left-behind after being separated from her group and her son John whose father is revealed to be Bernard’s boss. Being brought up in the reservation and taught to read
Character Analysis of Rick Deckard Rick Deckard is the protagonist of Philip K.Dick´s novel ”Do Androids Dream of Electric sheep” which was published in 1968. The novel is set in a post-apocalyptic future where Rick Deckard is working as a bounty hunter and his job is to retire (=kill) androids or ”andys” as they also are called. The earth has been destroyed by World War Terminus and all animals species has died because of radiation. Humans have left earth for a new colony on Mars and androids are built to be humans slaves on Mars but they often escape back to earth where they must be killed because the have no empathy towards living things such as humans and animals. Rick Deckard´s job is to retire six Nexus-6 androids, which is the most advanced type who is very alike us human, in only 24 hours.
He takes a trip to Pandora with hopes of negotiating the Navi to relocate their home in order for the humans to access the valuable minerals underneath their deep-rooted home tree. Jake falling in love with Neytiri in Pandora results in him failing to complete the mission and aides the Navi, causing an ongoing war between the humans and the Navi. James Cameron uses personification, anaphora, and emotional appeal to show the re-occurring theme of the Navi’s true humanity. As Neytiri saves Jake in Pandora, she kills one of the wolves saying “Forgive me, my brother… May your spirit run with the Great Mother” (Cameron). Personification is being showed in this scene to
In season 1, episode 26 of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the U.S.S. Enterprise discovered three human bodies from earth that had been cryogenically frozen in the late 20th century at the instant of their death. After reviving them, one of the survivors, Ralph Offenhouse, is extremely excited and anxious to see how much money he has accumulated while he was in hibernation. When Captain Picard informs him that money, material possessions or the perceived “power” they represent are no longer valued (especially not at the level of 20th-21st century America), Offenhouse is somewhat awestruck. During the end of the episode, Offenhouse seems at a loss, asking Picard “What’s the challenge?” if there is no need to chase wealth, status, and power.
In the story “Cold Equations” by Tom Godwin the author justifies the readers of the thematic tension compassion versus reality ultimately favoring reality based on the decisions made throughout the story. In the short story Marilyn, a young-teen girl, boards a spaceship so she can find her long lost brother, Gerry-- little does she know the law states any stowaway found in an EDS is to be jettisoned immediately after being found! The Commander very knows of the complications for Pilot Barton, having to kill a young-teen-girl, so he extends how long she can live just until her weight will make a big impact on the fuel. This scared girl doesn’t understand what she has done wrong, because all she perceives to do is meet up with her brother, who she hadn’t seen in over 10 years.
Suddenly the remote control starts having a life of its own and fast-forwards at random times. One day the remote control fast forwards ten years. Michael is severely overweight, divorced from his wife and hated by his entire family. However, Michael does everything in his power to destroy the remote control and gain back his family, but this only makes matters worse. After that, the remote control
The man brings his eye to the sights, draws back on the trigger and bang” (Wright 1-3). The 2010 movie The Crazies directed by Breck Eisner staring Radha Mitchell, Timothy Olyphant and Danielle Panabaker. In the small town of Ogden Marsh, Iowa a toxin has contaminated the water supply. After a military transport plane that was carrying a biological weapon crashes into a nearby bog. The army suddenly comes in and seals off the town creating concentration camps to kill off the ones infected by the toxin.
The creature, also commonly referred to as the monster, is abandoned by its creator, Victor Frankenstein because of its horrid appearance. After the monster spends twenty months enduring the European seasons and pursuing his creator, he is reunited with Victor, an encounter that ignites the gradual, violent demise of their creator-creation bond. As Shelley explores and develops the relationship between human and creature and the perceptions each being holds of one another, the definitions of humanity and monstrosity morph into blurred lines of ambiguity in regard to their characters and man as a
Luke declines to go until he finds that his close relative and uncle were fiercely killed by storm troopers hunting down the droids. Luke, Obi-Wan, and the two droids go to Mos Eisley to discover section to Alderaan, Princess Leia 's home
The cult was led by Marshall Applewhite, a music professor, who was recruited into the cult by Bonnie Lu Nettles. In 1975, Applewhite and Nettles persuaded a group of 20 people from Oregon to abandon their families and possessions and move to Colorado. They promised them that an extraterrestrial spacecraft would take them to the “kingdom of heaven.” They brainwashed people into believing that their human bodies were actually just containers that could be abandoned for a higher physical existence. The spacecraft never arrived and members were starting to realize that. Heaven’s Gate lost a lot of their members and eventually died out.
It was the first in which American astronauts had lost their lives. The engineers had voiced concern, but nobody listened. Just 73 seconds after the launch, the Challenger exploded, shooting debris 20 miles above earth, and killing the 7 crew members, including the teacher astronaut. I have learned about what caused the Challenger to explode, and all the effects that came after. I now have a detailed and in-depth understanding about one of the worst disasters in the history of manned
When Perry described his helplessness after walk: “the lodge was dark, and all the doors were locked. And everything I owned was lying out there in the snow. Where Dad had thrown it.” , another pathetic character - Victor Frankenstein comes out, created by Mary Shelley, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in the same boat with Perry Smith. Victor spent incorrigible amount of days and night on the study of creature but at the moment he saw the horrible appearance of the creature, he ran away like an arrow. The catastrophe brought to Victor’s life should be blamed on not only the creature’s devil and twisted mind but also Victor’s responsibility.
The monster’s line “Here’s Herbert” was used in the Shining a movie where a father loses his mind and turns into a homicidal maniac where it used and changed into “Here’s Johnny”. After the building was shut down by the government. Two kids were playing when one fell down into a hole where he survived for two seconds before the sound of an axe swooshing was heard followed by a scream. Then an even more mangled body came out of the hole in the early 2000’s. The last we ever saw of him was when he got pumped full of 200 pounds of lead and one heat seeking missile and a nuke the size of a little boy in New Mexico.