• Jurassic Park Lost World
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    The author is Michael Crichton, and the book is The Lost World. Many people have read this book, along with its predecessor, Jurassic Park, and many people have been enthralled with the thought of living dinosaurs in the 20 th century. "What if the dinosaurs did not become extinct What if they still exist" (The Lost World takes off a couple years after the first book. A separate island is discovered, an island where the dinosaurs were actually created. There are two different research groups sen...
  • Jurassic Park Crichton Movie Michael
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    The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry One only has to look at the astonishing opening weekend of Paramount Pictures' action adventure thriller Congo which was universally panned by critics, to be reminded of the power of the person who created the underlying material: Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton. The film's whopping $24. 6 million opening, which shocked insiders, underscored the value to Hollywood of an exclusive club of best-selling writers (Eller 3). Michael ...
  • Ian Crichton Smith Mother Poet Guilt
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    Grief is a state of powerful emotion, when friends and relatives are plagued with guilt and regret over unspoken words and wasted moments. This is the emotive basis for the powerful poem 'You " ll take a bath' by Scot's poet Iain Crichton Smith. Throughout the poem Crichton Smith successfully creates a haunting portrayal of his guilt-laden grief over his mother's final years and the role he played in her neglect. This neglect is evident in the vivid image of his mother's home combined with her f...
  • Ian Malcom Island Crichton Levine
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    Michael Crichton's novel, The Lost World began with the exposition of a character who is infamous to Crichton's work, Ian Malcom. The entire introduction and prologue is about Malcom and his scientific views and theories. In a section of the book called 'Hypothesis'; , Malcom discusses a theory of 'lost worlds'; - areas in which extinct beings may live, with Richard Levine, a man who's ideas were totally different from Malcom. Levine and Malcom discuss a possible journey to an island that is sus...
  • Michael Crichton Andromeda Strain
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    For almost three decades, Michael Crichton has written novels that appeal to his reader's imagination and take a firm hold of their pocketbooks. Crichton's writing stands out as much as his 6 = 9 frame. He has become one of the most widely read and bought science fiction authors of the past three decades. From his first novel The Andromeda Strain, which he published while in medical school, to his most recent Airframe, Crichton has captivated his readers and left them craving more. What makes C...
  • A Review Of Eaters Of The Dead
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    Eaters of the Dead By: Michael Crichton Almost everybody recognizes Michael Crichton as the author of books such as Jurassic Park, Disclosure, and Congo. Considering he is one of the hottest authors in Hollywood, how could you not. The book reviewed here, however, is none of the above; it is a more or less forgotten book called Eaters of the Dead. As with all of his older books, it has been reprinted recently so it is easy to find. This book is written more like a scholarly work rather than like...
  • Jurassic Park Malcom Nedry Computer
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    Jurassic Park is a book about the cloning of dinosaurs and they are used as the park entertainment on an island. In this park where dinosaurs are the attraction, not every thing will go as planed. Reading this book will teach someone how Michael Crichton feels about biological science and the cloning of extinct animals. There are things that caused the park to be unsuccessful. Dr. Malcom and Dennis Nedry where two of the parks problems, and the other was the nature of the animals. Dr. Malcom us...
  • Jurassic Park Book One Children
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    Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton is an incredible book, which describes genetic engineering and the creation of an extinct species. Michael Crichton uses marvelous detail throughout the book. As great as the book is, it is not that appropriate for children who are 15 and under because of the gore, description, violence, and obscenities through out the story. Jurassic Park is a great book. Michael Crichton uses such descriptive detail, that you could picture everything that is going on like you...
  • Michael Crichton's Life Writing Novels Harvard
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    Michael Crichton's life Thesis: Michael Crichton developed a passion for writing, which can be seen in his novels. I. Childhood A. Born October 23, 1942 in Chicago. B. Parents were, John Henderson Crichton and Zu la (Miller) Crichton. Oldest of four children. II. Growing up A. Lived in Roslyn, New York when he was 6. B. Was a star basketball player in high school. C. Graduated in 1960, from Roslyn high school. D. Decided to go to Harvard University and become a Writer. III. Life at Harvard A. ...
  • A Case Of Needing Serious Revisions
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    A Case of Needing: Serious Revisions Michael Crichton has penned some of the most engaging, timely, and thoroughly accessible tales to be published in the last twenty-five years. Wha this novels lack in literary merit and distinctive style they make up for in crisp plotting and edge-of-your-seat suspense. From alien viruses to regenerated dinosaurs, from evil Japanese monoliths to the insidious maneuverings of the modern corporation, Crichton latches onto the scientific and political controversi...
  • Chaos In Jurassic Park
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    Chaos in Jurassic Park " Chaos theory proves that unpredictability is built into our daily lives." (Crichton 313). Ian Malcolm's words resolve the book, Jurassic Park, in a very absolute way. Throughout the book, Malcolm, spoke about chaos theory and his self proclaimed "Malcolm Effect" to explain his reasoning in his predictions. Ian Malcolm had predicted the demise of Jurassic Park even before its opening, as well as its multiple problems and difficulties. Malcolm's theory is evidenced countle...
  • Airframe Crichton Flight Novels
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    Airframe Michael Crichton For unknown reasons, the almost flawless N-22 Norton aircraft suffers severe turbulence during TPA flight 545. As a result of three fatalities and fifty-six injuries, a spiral of investigations, terrible apprehensions, and horrible threats plague the Norton Aircraft Plant. From the first page, the seemingly dull plot of Airframe grabs the reader s attention. With political trouble in the plant, a deadline for the investigation, and rumors of mutiny, the novel is filled ...
  • Michael Crichton's Timeline 1999 One Time
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    When you step into a time machine, after you faxed yourself through a "quantum foam wormhole," and step out onto the soils of feudal France, be very, very afraid. If you aren't strapped back in precisely 37 hours after your visit begins, you " ll miss the quantum bus back to 1999 and be stranded in a civil war, caught between bloodthirsty knights, mad lords, and peasant bandits all eager to cut your throat. You " ll also have to dodge catapults that hurl sizzling fireball like ammunition over ca...
  • Andromeda Strain Michael Crichton
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    Michael Crichton uses three common devices with ease in his novel, Sphere. The devices being: rhetoric, semantics, and style. Crichton uses these devices to incorporate a sense of unity in the writing. It is not difficult to incorporate this unity into a novel when the devices are properly used. When doing so, they flow together to create a more visual experience for the reader. These devices of writing are what create the environment for an understandable, yet interesting storyline. Rhetoric i...