Norby: The Mixed-up Robot Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Many science fiction books mention hyperspace. Who first came up with the idea of hyperspace? What role does hyperspace play in science fiction?

2. Norby: The Mixed-Up Robot is the first in a series of books that become more complex as the series progresses.

Read the other books and analyze how they evolve in depth and complexity.

3. The dragons that appear in Norby: The Mixed-Up Robot show up in later novels in the series. Who are the dragons? Where do they live?

4. Isaac Asimov played a key role in the development of robots as characters in literature. What does he do with robots in his stories? What are his Laws of Robotics?

5. Analyze the plot of Norby: The Mixed-Up Robot. Is it credible? Should it be more detailed? Less detailed?

6. Much of the humor in Norby: The Mixed-Up Robot depends on plays on words, such as...

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This section contains 258 words
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Buy the Norby: The Mixed-up Robot Short Guide
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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Norby: The Mixed-up Robot from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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