I have no mouth and i must scream book review
BOOK REVIEW: I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison | the !n(tro)verted yogiPlease enter the email address that you use to login to TeenInk. Favorite Quote: If your a hammer, everything looks like a nail. If your a singer, everything looks like a song. Ellison uses a variety of symbolism, and imagery through diction, to depict a future where mankind creates the ultimate killing machine, AM. Within those years, AM has built a cavern under the earth, a place where death was virtually impossible, as well as aging. You were able to feel the pain of starvation, dehydration, and mutation, all while staying alive. One single thought came to mind while reading this story, the question is, why?
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I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream
Butler , without having read anything by her friend and mentor, Harlan Ellison, which is why I have included him on my Bucket List Worlds Without End reading challenge. And I can see how Ellison influenced and encouraged that, in reading his work. But there is a depth to the stories and the emotions he evokes. Such expansive and complete universes he builds within just a few thousand words. And the style of his writing. The results are truly spectacular, and something I think any aspiring writer should read.
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It won a Hugo Award in The name was also used for a short story collection of Ellison's work, featuring this story. Ellison finished writing the story in a single night of without making any changes from the first draft. The story takes place years after the complete destruction of human civilization. As the war progressed, the three warring nations each created a super-computer with artificial intelligence capable of running the war more efficiently than humans. The machines are each referred to as "AM", which originally stood for "Allied Mastercomputer", and then was later called "Adaptive Manipulator".