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Adulting in Space

‘The Martian’ begins by showing a manned mission to Mars. The story truly begins when a storm hits the base camp, and threatens the integrity of the spacecraft. One of the crew members, Mark Watney, is blown away in the … Continue reading

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When all hope is gone

‘You just begin. You do the math. You solve one problem and you solve the next one, and then the next. And if you solve enough problems, you get to come home.’ Mark says at the end of the movie … Continue reading

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Adulting requires being on your own

Mark Watney, the main character of the movie, The Martian, is left alone by his fellow astronauts on Mars and has to fend for himself. Even though Watney is already an adult, the adjustment he had to make in order to … Continue reading

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The Long Way

source of photo Imagine being stranded on Mars. By yourself. Knowing that you will likely starve to death before rescue gets here. The movie The Martian talks about an astronaut Mark Watney’s journey on Mars and the challenges he conquers to … Continue reading

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Martian Resilience and Enginuity

This post was made about the movie: The Martian    

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“Everywhere I go, I am the first.”

         Source of Image         Ridley Scott’s The Martian tells a gripping, emotional story about Mark Watney’s journey living on Mars. Watney is originally stranded on Mars by his crewmates after being assumed dead in an accident, and has to survive … Continue reading

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Reflection of the movie–The Martian

I watched the fantastic movie called The Martian a year ago and learned a lot from it. This fictional film tells a story about the main protagonist, Mark Watney, who was left on Mars accidentally by his crewmates during a … Continue reading

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When life gives you a bag of crap, grow potatoes

During the course of this semester, we talked a lot about the term Adulting and how it’s all about becoming one’s independent self and doing things on your own for the first time. While it may not be the same … Continue reading

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Space movies are the best movies

After I saw the prompt for this extra credit blog, I was super excited. The Martian is one of my favorites movies of all time and now I get to write about it and analyze it. One of the most … Continue reading

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Awesome Millennials Beat Mars

The Martian, a movie directed by Ridley Scott, clearly shows two of the topics we have been discussing this semester in the English 1101 class: Adulting and Millennials. In the movie, Mark Watney, who is the main character, is accidentally … Continue reading

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