The Stars My Destination Themes

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The Material Realization of Our Dreams

The book is about the imagination and explores how our inner beliefs, feelings and perceptions become reality. It is important to note that Alfred Bester originally published the The Stars My Destination as "Tiger! Tiger!", a four part serial in Galaxy magazine beginning in October 1956. Science fiction began as speculative fiction and explored the possibilities of the imagination.

In science fiction, dreams of traveling to the stars and teleportation can become reality. In all science fiction, imagination is the literary form's key. While the book focuses on a thoroughly unlikable character, it takes into account that Foyle had no ambition, no dreams and no imagination. He learns to dream. He learns to imagine.

The first dream is more of an obsession. He wants to destroy the Vorga, but that dream puts him on a path to his own destiny. Throughout the book he...

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