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"'The Time Machine' By H.G.Wells Illustrates Life In Britain At the End Of The Victorian Era." How Far Do You Agree With This Statement?
The 19th century was a time of change and revolution particularly in technology as the first car was invented and rapidly improving. "The Time Machine", by H.G. Wells was written in 1895, which was during the Victorian era. "The Time Machine" is about a time traveller who invents a machine that can travel in the future. Through the time machine the traveller learns that there is no longer a race of human beings but two species divided, the Eloi and the Morlocks.
During the Victorian era came the industrial revolution which had a huge impact. Technology was rapidly improving with telephones and cars being created. However, this tended to only benefit the upper class as they could afford these common luxuries whilst the lower classes were being sacked as these machine were more beneficial and faster. Also during this time came the creation of violent tools, such as guns, which would have influenced Wells as people were using guns to threaten and abuse people. Therefore the time machine is
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