Some facts about Mr. Clarke's life

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Some facts about Mr. Clarke's life

  1. 1. Transcription DAVID DUQUE CIPRÉS ENGLISH 1 Transcription about what teacher said about Mr. Clarke’s life. He was born in 1917 and died in 2008, when he was 90. He was a science - fiction writer, scientist and artist. He died in Sri Lanka (which is a country placed 30km in the south of India, famous because of the tea and cinnamon). Sri Lanka has about 20 million people, and Mr. Clarke went there because he loved scuba diving. The main religion in Sri Lanka is Buddhism, even when in the 90’s it was a British colony. The capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo, which actually has a population of 682.046 people (it’s the biggest city). It’s placed in the western province of the island.
  2. 2. Transcription DAVID DUQUE CIPRÉS ENGLISH 2 Mr. Clarke was very famous because he co-wrote with Stanley Kubrick the script of “2001 Space Odyssey”. The film deals with thematic elements of human evolution, technology, artificial intelligence and extraterrestrial life, and is notable for its scientific realism, pioneering special effects, ambiguous imagery that is open-ended to a point approaching surrealism, sound in place of traditional narrative techniques, and minimal use of dialogue. Even now days that film is considered one icon of the classic cinema and thousand of people keep on viewing it. Extra info and images was taken from Wikipedia and Google.

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