What is Anachronism?

An anachronism is an error that relates to time. Usually events, objects, or people are misplaced in time with regards to each other. If you used a quill to write something or wore a top hat, that would be anachronistic. The science fiction genre is particularly susceptible to anachronism, especially as the "future" time that a work was set in approaches, and all is not as the author proposed. .
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