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Statement of Inquiry

what if bannerStatement of Inquiry

Science fiction writers use language in innovative ways to speculate about the impact of technological advances on individuals and societies.



  • What are the elements of science fiction?
  • What does social commentary mean?
  • What is speculative fiction?


  • What is the purpose of science fiction?
  • What is the history of science fiction?


  • Should those in power take the social commentary of science fiction writers seriously?

Global Context: 

Scientific and technical innovation; Digital life, virtual environments and the Information Age

Key Concept:


Related Concepts:

Purpose; Genres

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