Short Essay Answer Key
1. Describe the guests at the Time Traveler's first dinner party and what they talked about.
The Time Traveler's first dinner consisted of the Medical Man, the Psychologist, Mr. Filby, and the Very Young Man. After dinner, the men sat around and discussed the progression of science, especially of the theory of the Fourth Dimension.
2. Why, according to the Time Traveler, is the Fourth Dimension overlooked?
According to the Time Traveler, scientists have overlooked the Fourth Dimension because it is the dimension in which humans move throughout their lives. The other dimensions are more easily measured because our consciousness does not move along with them.
3. What happens when the Psychologist pushes the lever on the model time machine and how do the observers respond?
When the Psychologist pushes the lever on the model time machine, the machine shakes. Then it disappears. The narrator thinks...
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