Analysis Of Andy Weir's The Martian

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Mark is stuck on a barren wasteland unable to leave. Astronaut Mark Watney is stuck on Mars. The readers will have to read the book to find out Earth’s reaction and how he will stay alive on Mars. Mark is stranded on Mars with limited supplies, too much time, and no company. Mark must learn how to survive and wait for his crew to get him back home. Author, Andy Weir perfectly ties in some of his science knowledge with humor and suspense in his book, The Martian.Although, the author of The Martian is not on Mars, he still has a really interesting life. Just like Mark Watney, Weir is also a very creative mind. “Weir was first hired as a programmer for a national laboratory at age fifteen and has been working as a software engineer ever since” (About Andy Weir). Even though,Watney and Weir have their similarities, they are also different in some ways such as: “Andy Weir has a deep fear of flying” (Vilkomerson). While, The Martian is a very fascinating novel that is very enjoyable to read, Weir didn’t always have this much success. “While studying programming at UC San Diego, he had written his first novel, a book that, according to Weir, had a weak plot, lame characters, and bad writing” (White).All in all, Weir has a very interesting life that is worth reading about.…show more content…
While the astronauts back on Earth were looking at the fait of Mark Watney and the Hab (Mark Watney’s “home” on Mars), the conditions were so bad that they could only

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