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Adaptation Integrity and Reincarnation in Cloud Atlas

Warning: Some spoilers ahead for both the book and movie version of Cloud Atlas. The tagline for the film adaption of David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas reads: “Everything is Connected.” These three words succinctly communicate the theme of both the book and film version of the story. However, while the theme of connection is generally the […] Continue reading

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The Treatment of Time in Cloud Atlas

Warning: Some spoilers ahead from Cloud Atlas (the novel). To call David Mitchell’s landmark novel Cloud Atlas an intriguing book does not even begin to describe it. Among many other characteristics, what makes the book unique are the six separate stories Mitchell nests together and the widely different genres the stories encompass, ranging from a […] Continue reading

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Huxley University: Become a Double Helix Today

The link below allows you to explore the Huxley University website and learn more about the institution that accepts students based on their DNA samples. The website was created by Eric Alderman and Mary Buzzard, and contains many references to novels that deal with the topic of genetics. Enjoy! http://huxleyedu.weebly.com/ Filed under: Class Projects, Novels, […] Continue reading

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