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The Evolution of Science Fiction

Origins Science fiction is one of the oldest, and most popular genres of literature. It is a genre that spans all mediums, including books, movies, and television. But where did this genre come from? Science fiction can be traced back to the early 1800s, when Mary Shelley wrote the novel, Frankenstein. This novel is often credited as being the first work of science fiction. Other early works of science fiction include Jules Verne’s novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and H.G. Wells’ novel, The War of the Worlds. Science fiction is a genre that is based on the premise of science and technology. It typically explores the effects of science and technology on society. This genre often includes elements of...

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