The Message by Isaac Asimov

The Message - Isaac Asimov

In The Message by Isaac Asimov we have the theme of conflict, ego, patriarchy, happiness and change. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the reader realises after reading the story that Asimov may be exploring the theme of conflict. George has ventured back 900 years to the conflict that occurred during WWII in North Africa. Rather than be […]

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The Fun They Had by Isaac Asimov

The Fun They Had - Isaac Asimov

In The Fun They Had by Isaac Asimov we have the theme of innocence, change, technology, loss and longing. Taken from his The Complete Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Asimov may be exploring the theme of innocence. Margie is eleven and not […]

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The Watery Place by Isaac Asimov

The Watery Place - Isaac Asimov

In The Watery Place by Isaac Asimov we have the theme of contempt, inquisitiveness, selfishness and conflict. Taken from his The Complete Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed deputy and the reader realises from the beginning of the story that Asimov maybe exploring the theme of contempt. Cameron (sheriff) has no new time […]

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The Machine That Won the War by Isaac Asimov

In The Machine That Won the War by Isaac Asimov we have the theme of doubt, reliability, trust, chance, responsibility, independence and self-importance. Taken from his Nightfall and Other Stories collection the reader realises after reading the story that Asimov may be exploring the theme of doubt. All three men in the story (Swift, Henderson and Jablonsky) have or had […]

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