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    • Narrator
      • He is a scientist/ academic so is educated to narrate the Martians Invasion
        • Makes him unreliable
        • Condescending: "Few people realize" and "People in these latter times scarcely realize"
          • Kind to the Reader: I scarcely need to remind the reader"
        • He was "busy upon a series of papers discussing the probable developments of moral ideas as civilisation progressed"
      • Narrative Device: Catalyst of the story and used to convey the story
        • Behaves in non-human ways: Book 1.5, he "was a battleground of fear and curiosity"
    • Narrator's Brother
      • Again like the narrator, his younger brother is simply used as a tool in order to describe the  martian invasion from another point of view and to describe the "exodus of London" from a first person and thus more accurate point of view.
      • He appears to share similar personality traits to his older brother.
        • He appears to naturally take charge of situations and is a leader. An example of this is the description of his rescue and consequent assuming of control over Miss and Mrs Elphinstone much like the narrators (albeit reluctant) control over the Curate.
        • He has a  lack of panic at the invasion but rather an attitude of "fascination"
        • He also has compassion like bis brother, shown by his helping of the "little girls of eight or nine" which is similar to the narrators sincere regret at not being able to help the shop man who fell into the martian pit.

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