today. The major theme of the novel is the story of Ponyboy s successful initiation: He has survived the rumble, worked out his relationship with his brother Darry, and, in spite of the deaths of two friends, is a better and stronger person by novel. The freshness of its young author s vision explains much of the book s popularity). To that end, we have compiled a list of every known essay by Asimov, together with a brief description of its subject, and listed the source in which the essay originally appeared, as well as any collections of Asimov's in which it appeared. We have included every essay that has appeared in Asimov's collections, as well as a good number of those that have never been collected. Essay lists ordered by subject: Index of essays ordered by subjects: psychology society history geography anthropology economics and overpopulation fine arts literature writing issues in science mathematics and computers astronomy physics chemistry geology biology zoology physiology microbiology technology robotics about himself religion and creationism women. The novel also contains a very literary three-part structure (city, country escape, city) reminiscent of Mark Twain s, adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884). Possibilities of life beyond Earth in solar system and space probabilities of intelligent life in our galaxy it is profitable, useful, and safe to attempt to contact advanced civilizations we should listen for signals from other intelligent life we should search for extraterrestrial civilizations the. In addition he wrote essays and introductions for literally hundreds of magazines, newspapers, books, and trade publications.
Sprague de Camp detailed requirements for being a prolific writer words and writing are important for scientific progress the writer's responsibility to further the scientific approaches to problems evolution of the word "shuttle" from arrow to spacecraft Essays about issues in science Essays about mathematics. Sometimes Asimov wrote more than one essay on the same subject, in order to update an essay once new information became available, or simply revisit a topic that he had written about long ago. In order to distinguish between his descriptions and ours, we preceded all of our additions with a virgule (also known as a slash. This indicates the section and page where the essay appeared in the newspaper. Everything seems to move too fast to handle.