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Title: Science Fiction


1
Science Fiction
  • What is it?
  • By Maya S., Kathleen R., Hunter W., and Paige W.

2
Definition
  • Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing
    with but more or less plausible ideas.
  • Science Fiction may contain futuristic
    technology , space travel, aliens, paranormal
    abilities or the future.

3
Futuristic Technology
  • Ray Beams
  • Time Machines
  • Robots
  • And more

4
Paranormal Abilities
  • Mind Reading
  • Telepathy
  • Telekinesis
  • Teleportation
  • And more

5
Science Fiction vs. Fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Fiction
  • A form of fiction that draws imaginatively on
    scientific knowledge and speculation in its plot,
    setting, theme, etc.
  • Examples include The Uglies series and back to
    the Future
  • The class of literature comprising works of
    imaginative narration, especially in prose form.
  • Examples include fairy tales.
  • Science fiction is a sub-category of fiction.

6
Science Fiction vs. Realistic Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • Realistic fiction
  • A form of fiction that draws imaginatively on
    scientific knowledge and speculation in its plot,
    setting, theme, etc.
  • Science fiction often tries to teleport a reader
    into another world. Often with extravagant
    details.
  • Realistic fiction, does use untrue events. The
    events in realistic fiction although fake, can or
    could be real.
  • Realistic fiction strives to make a reader feel
    as if the events are actually happening or could
    happen.

Similarities Both have themes and are made up.
7
Included or Excluded?
  • Included
  • Excluded
  • Aliens
  • Time travel
  • Warping of time
  • Technology
  • The future
  • Mind Reading
  • Laws of nature or physics
  • Ghosts
  • Pure Fantasy
  • Gender Differences
  • Government
  • Social Classes

8
Best of Science Fiction
  • Books and Authors
  • Movies and Shows
  • The Time Machine
  • Robert Heinlein
  • Dune
  • Scott Westerfeld
  • E.T The Extra Terrestrial
  • Star Wars
  • Back to the Future
  • Inception

9
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