Science Fiction. What is Science Fiction?. Science fiction is a writing style which combines science and fiction. It is only limited by what we presently know about the basic physical laws of nature. It evolved as a response to fantasy. Elements of Science Fiction .
In Science Fiction, there needs to be some possibility that the events could possibly happen.
In Fantasy, the author can use far-fetched assumptions. ie; unicorns, three-legged creatures etc.
"Science fiction deals with improbable possibilities, fantasy with plausible impossibilities"
Extrapolation is when a writer takes a known scientific fact and imagines what might happen if certain events or circumstances evolve.
1. Man can build space shuttles.
2. Let’s imagine, man can travel to faraway planets.
The first true science fiction novel was them step-by-step Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.
She wrote about scientific practices and tried to persuade the reader that her story could actually happen.
Examples of Story Ideas:
(ie: Star Wars, Star Trek)
(ie: Back to the Future)
(ie: The Incredible Hulk, Spider Man)
(ie: Superman, Spiderman, Batman)
(ie: Weird Science, Frankenstein)
(ie: Signs, The Day the Earth Stood Still, District 9)
(ie: Star Wars)
In them step-by-step the 1930s several great classic films were produced:
Two prominent serials of the era are Flash Gordon (1936) and Buck Rogers (1939).
HE FIFTIES B them step-by-step
Love the Bomb. This dark comedic satire of nuclear war features Peter Sellars.
Several major films came out in 1997: them step-by-step
Planet of the Apes
War of the Worlds