Isaac Asimov | Critical Essay by Mark Mansell

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Isaac Asimov.
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Critical Essay by Mark Mansell

Isaac Asimov's previous collection, Buy Jupiter!, was largely a selection of Asimovian trivia, outrageous puns and shaggy dog stories. The Bicentennial Man, however, shows him to be once more the master of science fiction that has written the Foundation trilogy and "Nightfall"….

Four of the stories are of his famed positronic robot series. One of these, "Feminine Intuition", even has Asimov's favorite character, Susan Calvin. The others are: "That Thou Art Mindful of Him", which … is about the final solution to the robot problem; "The Tercentenary Incident" is similar to his other positronic robot story "Evidence" in that both deal with suspicions that an important public figure is in fact a robot; and finally, "The Bicentennial Man"…. It is among the best things Asimov has ever written, being a tale of freedom and humanity as told through...

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