Stacy Shirk

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Limited Love in “TiMER”

The 2010 film TiMER presents a world in which, sometime during the 1990's, scientists discovered that at some point in their lives, all human beings meet their soul mate. With this new knowledge, a device called the TiMER was developed that would count down until the night before the user met their soul mate and [...]

By | 2018-01-07T15:01:52-04:00 November 2nd, 2016|Essay 3, Stacy|0 Comments

Stacy Shirk Final Project Proposal

What was the first thing you did this morning? Did you reach for your phone to check email, Facebook, Twitter? Open your laptop to play your favorite song? What was the last thing you did before going to bed? When you stand on a subway platform waiting for a train, what do see? Yes, the typical [...]

By | 2018-01-07T15:01:52-04:00 October 19th, 2016|Proposal, Stacy|0 Comments

Humanity in Never Let Me Go

What is it that makes us who we are - that which is inside us, or that which we make? Our perception of ourselves, or how others perceive us? In his novel Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro shows us a bleak alternate future in which humans mercilessly breed clones to provide organs, thereby eliminating concerns over cancer [...]

By | 2016-10-05T15:28:44-04:00 October 5th, 2016|Essay 2, Stacy|0 Comments

Science Fiction as Inspiration and Mirror

According to Merriam Webster, science fiction is: "fiction dealing principally with the impact of actual or imagined science on society or individuals or having a scientific factor as an essential orienting component." Wikipedia states that science fiction is "a genre of speculative fiction typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as futuristic science and technology, space [...]

By | 2018-01-07T15:01:57-04:00 September 13th, 2016|Stacy, What is SF|0 Comments
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