Describe two similarities between the book and the radio broadcast. Explain if these similarities create the same or a different tone.
The famous radio broadcast is a version of the H.G. Wells novel that is telescoped into a one-hour format. Since many of the original listeners believed the book was a live report of events as they were taking place, they would have thought that the actions and developments that took weeks or months in the novel were being enormously compressed into a brief time span. Nevertheless, two very obvious similarities with the...
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