Glossary of key terms

On this page, you can find words that are particularly useful to know when studying the science fiction genre. Click each word for a full definition in English.

AI (s)
 

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alien (s/adj)
 

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cautionary tale (s)
 

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dystopia (s)
 

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extraterrestrial (s)
 

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faster-than-light travel (s)
 

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first contact (s)
 

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Hugo Award (s)
 

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social commentary (s)
 

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subgenre (s)
 

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totalitarianism (s)
 

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Transhumanism (s)
 

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utopia (s)
 

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