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  1. The Machine Stops was written by E. M. Forster, published in , contains 39 pages. Stop Machine is a short novel about the prediction of new technology such as the Internet. In she was voted one of the best short novels. 1 /
  2. Apr 26,  · The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine/5(27).
  3. "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction short story (12, words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November ), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in After being voted one of the best novellas up to , it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short .
  4. In 'The Machine Stops' by E.M. Forster, the vast majority of humans are totally reliant on technology to survive, and yet they have only a scant understanding of .
  5. Jan 04,  · "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction short story by E. M. Forster. Quotes. Imagine, if you can, a small room, hexagonal in shape, like the cell of a bee. It is lighted neither by window nor by lamp, yet it is filled with a soft radiance. There are no apertures for ventilation, yet the air is fresh.
  6. The Machine Stops is a science fiction short story (12, words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November ), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in Cited by:
  7. Humanity had driven itself under ground and each person lived in a habitation like the one Forster describes at the start of his story, “The Machine Stops”: Imagine, if you can, a small room, hexagonal in shape, like the cell of a bee. It is lighted neither by window nor by lamp, yet it is filled with a soft radiance.
  8. May 23,  · EM Forster's The Machine Stops was written over a century ago, but has a timeless quality especially for today. Forster projects a future where all the mundane tasks of living are handled by 'the machine' such that humans are freed to Cited by:

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