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by H. G. Wells

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Compare the novel The Time Machine to the film.

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For the purposes of this question the 1960 film version will be referred to rather than the 2002 film version, which takes many more liberties with the original text. The principal difference between the book and the film is the way that the Eloi are presented as humans and also the ending of the film hints at a happy ending between the time traveller and Weena, whom he goes forward in time to meet again. These are important differences, because they detract from the strength of the message of the original text, which...

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