Luckily for Arthur Dent, his friend Ford Prefect turns out to be an alien from Betelgeuse and ‘a roving researcher for that wholly remarkable book The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’.
It would change drastically if it was told in first person
It wouldn't be as funny
The narrator constantly says funny stuff
He or she also reads exerts from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
It would be bleak if it was told by Marvin
He's depressed and paranoid
It might still be funny because of the paranoia
It probably wouldn't be as funny as it is now
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Not a character
Lots of blurbs from it
It's an electronic book
Tons of information about tons of stuff
It provides background information on the book.
And Another Thing...
An author named Eoin Colfer was hired to write the sixth installment in the Hitchhiker's Guide series
And Another Thing...
This book is jam packed full of irony
This one is my personal favorite
The boss of a bunch of construction workers named Mr.
Phrases from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Prosser does care whether or not a bypass gets built.
This is irony because he knows what he's doing to others and he doesn't care, but then when it happens to him he suddenly cares and realizes that it's wrong.
This is a little side note talking bout the title President and President of the Galaxy
"His (the president) job is not to wield power but to draw attention away from it"
The government has all of these lies that make the president sound powerful, but he's really just drawing attention away from the people that do have it.
The NSA, they're always spying on us, and controlling our lives
The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't
Compares ships and bricks without using like or as.
Don't get to attached to something
When you lose it or it dies you won't be able to fully enjoy the other things in life
Example for text pages 33-143
After Earth was destroyed to the end of the book
Arthur was very mopey
He couldn't fully enjoy everything that was going on around him
He had become too attached to his home planet, but can you really blame him?
Obviously very humorous
Constantly putting in funny situations, conversations, blurbs from the Hitchhikes Guide, or one liners
Second worst poet in the galaxy
Tells about his reciting of "Ode to a Small Lump of Green Putty I Found in My Armpit One Midsummer Morning"
4 of his audience died of internal hemorrhaging
President of the Mid-Galactic Arts Nobbling Council survived by gnawing one of his own legs off
The "Poet Master" was about to read a twelve book epic entitled My Favorite Bathtime Gurgles
His major intestine leaped up through his throat and throttled his brain
It was hilarious
Had lots of funny moments
Only book that has actually made me laugh out loud
Not just a chuckle, an actual, legitimate laugh
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"Ford," he said, "you're turning into a penguin.