Essay on The Time Machine

1129 Words Sep 30th, 1999 5 Pages
Let me start off this essay by saying that I believe H.G.(Herbert George) Wells is one of the most intelligent writers of his time: a true futurist. Obviously, I read The Time Machine by H.G. Wells and I would like to say that it was extremely well written and sounds as though it was written fairly recently. It may just sound this way because the human race has not really tried Time Traveling. The theme of The Time Traveler is, as I see it: Think about what you are doing before doing it. The Time Traveler should have thought his journey through and taken precautions for everything that could possibly go wrong, or right for that matter. If he had done this, I am sure he would have had a camera, matches (to fight off the Morlocks), cigars …show more content…
They seem to have a great fear of the dark, because that is when the Morlocks come out from their Underworld. Both are descendents of humans. The Morlocks stole The Time Machine (I think) to lure The Time Traveler into the brass gates so they could make a meal out of him.<br><br>The Time Machine is about a man, whose name is not revealed, referred to as The Time Traveler. He builds a Time Machine and travels forward in time. When The Time Traveler arrives at his destination, 8 million years later, he discovers that the world is not futuristic at all, but rather primitive! The Time Traveler explores this new world and finds that there are two primitive species, the Eloi and the Morlocks, which seem to be descendents of humans. The oddest thing about the Morlocks is that they cannot leave their Underworld in daylight, because the light will blind them. This is why the Eloi stay inside during the night and the Morlocks come out. During the Time Traveler's exploration, his Time Machine was stolen. When The Time Traveler noticed his missing machine he<br>began to go crazy. There were a million thoughts going through his head, the most prominent one being: the machine is gone or destroyed and he will have to spend the remnants of his life there. After this unfortunate event The Time Traveler spent most of his time exploring; at one point he went into the underworld-stupid move. He soon found that he was surrounded by Morlocks, so he lit a match. The light from the

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