Steampunk is essentially a whole sub-genre based on an Alternate History which involves an era where steam power is still widely used and has a 19th century Victorian style. This Victorian perspective includes the fashion, culture and style. Much Steampunk is directly influenced by the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne.
Wonder has no opposite; it springs up already doubled in itself, compounded of dread and desire at once, attraction and recoil, producing a thrill, the shudder of pleasure and fear.
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