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war of the worlds

G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" is a very deep and analytical piece on man's overwhelming self-concept of power and control. In an actual scene of the true story of the book, it shows mans' fear, anxiety, panic, ruthlessness, and basic instinct of survival dominate their logic and thinking abilities which they held so high. They now discovered that what they believed since the dawn of human existence, that man is the superior beast on earth was now shattered. The summary will give you general concept of the book and the analysis will tell of how this book told of many issues, such as the possibility of a far more advanced culture plotting and planning to rid us of our existence, also the human concept of self given superiority and false sense of protection and the blatant ignorance of man as to the possibility of life far more intelligent than ours.The book is told in a first person perspective which gives the reader the feeling of actually being part of the story. It begins with an analytical view of man showing his ignorance of life outside his own and worrying about little things that didn't really matter. That pretty much changed the night the first capsule hit in the suburbs of London about 1900. At first everyone was amazed by the idea of the men from mars. Then as they realized the danger upon them it was too late. The Martians killed many spectators who came to see their craft with their heat ray. After the humans released what was happening they began to flee towards London. Every night that passed a new capsule arrived and the alien's destruction multiplied with every craft. The human's did their best to defend and stop the aliens' attack but it was hopeless. The man telling the story who was never truly named was separated from his wife when the attacks began. He found himself roaming the countryside going from abandoned house to abandoned house trying to avoid the Martians and find food. He found himself pinned in a h...

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