The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
People can be such animals!
The narrator and other characters make several connections between people and animals. And we're not talking about little references here and there that are hidden in symbols or whatnot – there a...
What's with all the liquid metaphors for people?
Perhaps we first noticed this because we love the phrase "liquefaction of the social body" (1.16.1), but there are a lot of times in the book when water-related words get used to describe people. B...
Martian Technology vs. Human Technology
Well, this isn't a fair fight. Obviously, Martian technology wins because it's better. (Would you rather travel by horse-and-cart or by tripod?) Even at the end of the book, when humans have figure...
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