Lit Log Essay

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Wells, H. G. The Time Machine; an Invention. Cambridge, MA: R. Bentley, 1971. Print. Topic 2, Week 2 The most important paragraph in The Time Machine by H.G. Wells would be “The Time Traveler vanished three years ago. Up to the present he has not returned and when he does return he will find his home in the hands of strangers and his little gathering of auditors broken up forever. Filby has exchanged poetry for playwriting, and is a rich man --- as literary men go---- and extremely unpopular. The Medical Man is dead, the Journalist is in India, and the Psychologist has succumbed to paralysis. Some of the other men I used to meet there have dropped as completely out of existence as they, too, had traveled off upon some similar anachronisms. And so, ending in a kind of dead wall, the story of the Time Machine must remain for the present at least. Pages 215-216” I thought this was the most important paragraph, because if the Time Traveler ever comes back, he’d end up being in his home without anyone to talk to about the time machine, because he would have gatherings with these people, and talk about even when they didn’t believe it. I also think it’s great because obviously the narrator really does not believe the time machine is real. Because if the Time Traveler ever came back, he could just go back into the past and be back the day he left. Then, again the narrator says that “Some of the other men I used to meet there have dropped as completely out of existence as they,…