Independence Day Essay, Research Paper
By: Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich
Every book has to have a characters. A story has to have a main
character to either narrate the story or be the subject of the story. The
main character of this book was Captain Steven Hiller. He was a captain
in the United States Army. He helped defeat the aliens that were trying to
take over the world.
Another element for a good story is a mood. The mood keeps the
reader wanting to read more. The mood of this story was like very tense it
kept me at the edge of my seat. It did this because I didn?t know what
was going to happen next.
Author?s don?t just write books because they have nothing better to
do. The write it for a reason. This reason may be to express feelings or to
inform people of things. I believe that the authors of this book wrote it to
entertain people. Also to sort of ?feed the fire? of the mystery of
The theme of this story was quite simple. Aliens were trying to take
over the Earth. Then humans go through different obstacles to try and
save the Earth from being destroyed and conquered by the aliens.
This story took place mainly in Washington, D.C. where the capitol is
because the aliens wanted to take out the important cities first.