Compare And Contrast A Sound Of Thunder And Nethergrave

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Science Fiction Essay “A Sound of Thunder” is a better example of Science Fiction than “Nethergrave” because it includes more supernatural technology and uses more scientific reasoning. The story “A Sound of Thunder” uses more scientific creatures and a more scientific setting to make a better example of science fiction than “Nethergrave”. One example is the time machine; time machines are very commonly used in science fiction and are a great example of why “A Sound of Thunder” is science fiction. The dinosaur is another good example, prehistoric creatures that are non-existing can be connected to science fiction the same way super natural creatures like aliens can. They get connected through science fiction due to the fact that they are proven to be real, or people believe they could be real. One more good example of how “A Sound of Thunder” has good science fiction…show more content…
The theme of “A sound of Thunder could be thought of as “Every thing in the past and present is connected and we must not change it”. Examples of this theme are things like the butterfly effect. Killing that one little butterfly could’ve caused more to die. Butterflies change climate when they flap their wings so that climate change could’ve affected many more things. Two quotes from “A Sound of Thunder” that represent this theme are “Embedded in the mud, glistening green and gold and black, was a butterfly very beautiful and dead” (pg. 299) and “It fell to the floor, an exquisite thin, a small thing that could upset balances and knock down a line of small dominoes and then big dominoes and then gigantic dominoes, all down the years across time.”(pg. 299), these quotes represent the theme because they show that one little thing changed the future entirely. This theme represents science fiction because if time travel were real, scientific date can prove that things could be changed very

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