Jurassic Park And Frankenstein Comparison Essay

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The two novels Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton are both Science Fiction novels. These two novels share some similarities. For example, both of these novels have characters creating monsters that people believe can never be created. Along with having similarities these novels also have differences. An example of a difference is how the two characters react to their creations. One of the differences that the two novels have is how the characters react to their creations. Victor Frankenstein wants to show people that dead tissue can be living once more. He accomplishes this by creating “the monster”. After completing the experiment he soon realizes his mistake and wants to destroy his …show more content…
Victor Frankenstein’s interest in bringing dead tissue back to life becomes an obsession. When he is telling his story he states, “I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health” (Shelley, 55). He put his work before his own health and it causes him to be extremely ill. After completing his creation he soon regrets it and wishes that he did not. On the other hand John Hammond thinks that his idea is a spectacular one. He wants to create a zoo full of dinosaurs for children, but many risk factors are left unchecked. With these factors left out of the equation things get out of control. By leaving out important details, playing God, and the way that these characters react to their creations causes many problems. Victor Frankenstein takes responsibility for his actions but John Hammond blames others. These two characters witness a nightmare because of their creations. They both lose loved ones due to their actions either because of the time they spend away working on their creations or their creations killing their loved ones. Their creations become their