The Time Traveller on the hill looks for the White Sphinx so he’ll know how to get back. He can’t see the Time Machine, which freaks him out. He runs to the Sphinx, but can’t find the Machine anywhere. On his run, he startles a white animal that he thinks is a deer.
What does the Time Traveller find in the Southwest?
The Time Traveler begins to share the Eloi’s fear of the dark. He needs to go underground to find the machine, but is afraid to go alone. He begins exploring to the Southwest and finds the Palace of Green Porcelain. The next day, he descends one of the wells, in spite of Weena’s protest.
What new creatures did the Time Traveller see?
What new creatures did the Time Traveller see? He sees ghost-like creatures that come out at night. What does the Time Traveller call these new creatures?
What creatures populate the beach that the Time Traveler lands on?
1 of 5 What creatures populate the beach that the Time Traveller lands on?
- Giant pigeons.
- Giant crabs.
- Small beached whales.
- Ordinary surfers.
What kind of meat does the Time Traveller believe he saw on the table in the Morlocks cavern?
Over the next few days, he realizes that the meat the Morlocks were eating was probably Eloi, hunted at night. He now thinks that he understands why the Eloi dread the night.
What do the Eloi look like in The Time Machine?
In the 2002 movie adaptation of The Time Machine, the Eloi are depicted as identical to modern humans with a hunter-gatherer lifestyle and sport primitive-style clothing and appear to be an ethnic amalgamation of various indigenous races but maintain the English language as an intellectual exercise.
What do Morlocks look like?
After thousands of generations of living without sunlight, the Morlocks have dull grey-to-white skin, chinless faces, large greyish-red eyes with a capacity for reflecting light, and flaxen hair on the head and back.
What do the Morlocks represent in the Time Machine?
The two races we see in H.G Wells ‘The Time Machine’, the Eloi and Morlocks can be viewed as representations of the division of classes that was present in society when Wells published the book.
What are the Morlocks afraid of?
The Time Traveller feels worse – before, he just had to deal with the simplicity of the Eloi, but now he has to deal with the Morlocks, who he thinks of as “inhuman and malign” (7.1). Also, he’s afraid of the dark and the new moon.
What did the Morlocks eat?
In most timelines, the Morlocks eat their Eloi cousins. The Morlocks are more technologically advanced than the Eloi, maintaining more remnants of human technology. In Mor, they live underground, using a series of wells to pump air through their tunnels.
Are the Morlocks cannibals?
The Morlocks were cannibals and the Eloi their game. “These Eloi were mere fatted cattle, which the ant-like Morlocks preserved and preyed upon—probably saw to the breeding of” (Wells 90).
Why does the Time Traveler fear the Morlocks?
The Time Traveller is now confronting his fear of the Morlocks in order to find information about them that might help him retrieve the time machine. This is another example of the risks required for the pursuit of knowledge and for the advancement of science and culture.
How does the Time Traveller learn that the Morlocks are carnivorous?
How does the Time Traveller learn that the Morlocks are carnivorous? He sees their table set with what looks like a large piece of meat and smells blood.
What artifacts does the Time Traveller find in the Palace of green porcelain?
Weena and the Time Traveller enter the Palace of Green Porcelain, and find that just as it appears, it is made out of green porcelain. They also find that it is a ruined museum. Among a chemistry exhibit, the Time Traveller salvages some camphor, an inflammable substance often used in torches.
What does the Time Traveller take for a weapon?
After reaching a dark part of the building, the Time Traveller remembers his quest, and finds his necessities–he breaks of a lever of an old machine to use as a weapon, finds a perfectly preserved box of matches, as well as a bottle of camphor.