Intro To Sf

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Intro To Sf

  1. 1. Intro to SF
  2. 2. Writer’s notebook <ul><li>Label: “Intro to SF” (10/6) </li></ul><ul><li>What comes to mind when you think about Science Fiction? </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Frankenstein (1818) </li></ul>
  4. 6. Speculative fiction (SF) <ul><li>The big category </li></ul><ul><li>The “what if?” question </li></ul>
  5. 7. Fantasy <ul><li>Lord of the Rings </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter </li></ul>
  6. 8. Science Fiction <ul><li>Star Trek </li></ul><ul><li>Fahrenheit 451 </li></ul><ul><li>War of the Worlds </li></ul>
  7. 9. Alternate History <ul><li>1942 </li></ul><ul><li>CSA (mockumentary) </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance: Fall of Man (PS3) </li></ul>
  8. 10. Determine and accept the rules <ul><li>Look for the “signifiers” establishing the text’s setting and rules </li></ul>

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