Life, The Universe And Everything Book Summary and Study Guide

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The unhappy inhabitants of the planet, Krikkit, are sick of looking at the same night sky every night, so the decide to destroy it. In other words, they intend to destroy the galaxy. Only five individuals stand in between the white killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation. They are Aurther Dent, a space and time hitchhiker, who happens to be the second to last earthling alive, who also tries to learn how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing. Ford Prefect, Author's best friend who is from Beetle Juice 5, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it. Slartibartfast, the vice president of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels in a ship powered by irrational behavior, ex-employee of Magrathya. Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed three-armed ex-president of the universe. And Trillion, a sexy hitchhiker (who happens to come from earth).
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Parody    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   40's-50's


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Space, need spacesuit Earth setting:    -   dinosaur times Spaceship setting:    -   alien spaceship A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   inhabited by friendly aliens    -   unfriendly aliens    -   neutral aliens Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes Not Earth, in Solar System?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   the book is simply packed with technical jargon How much dialogue?    -   mostly dialog

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