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  • Brattleboro root, but the next book, Flatland, is set in New York City.

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  • Lots of amazing bits and pieces in there, for example, how Flatland is a satire of the Victorian-era society that Abbott lived in.

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  • Flatland is a pretty straighforward looking shooter.

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  • The story is about a two-dimensional world referred to as Flatland which is occupied by geometric figures, line segments (females) and regular polygons with various numbers of sides.

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  • We frequently use the example of a famous novel Edwin Abbott published in 1884, called Flatland.

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  • Much of my family lives in Flatland, which is a part of Midwest State that looks as if a large something or other rolled across it then disappeared or melted several thousand years ago.

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  • In order to illustrate the problems associated with visualizing another dimension beyond our three-dimensional world of length, width, and height, Edwin Abbott wrote a book titled Flatland in which a two-dimensional man lives on a sheet of paper that comprises his two-dimensional world.

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  • The Flatland is an odd place in that it attracts lightning and thunder but not rain, which falls on the surrounding mountains.

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  • On the Flatland, which is about 5,000 feet above sea level, it is the day, rather than the year, that is divided into four seasons.

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  • And back when we were learning basic geometry they had a book called Flatland that told a story set in a two-dimensional world.

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  • A 2 dimensional world where 2 dimensional beings live. From the 19th century book Flatland: a romance of many dimensions written by A Square.

    December 26, 2015