Formal Essay: Historical Context

Choose a story from Science Fiction Hall of Fame (i’ve chosen That Only A Mother by, Judith Merril) and note the year it was written Research what major historical (social, political, technological, etc) events either had just happened, were happening, or were about to happen. Note the technologies of that era and compare to any technologies in the story. Reflect. Remember to cite your sources MLA style and email me with questions or problems if you have any.

Double spaced, TNR, 12 pnt font. 4 pages minimum. MLA works cited required. Without proper citations, essay will be docked points.


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