Comparison and Contrast
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner are two story lines created in a different era, Frankenstein being an early published novel on the creation of an experimental monster that longs to have a normal existence whilst Blade Runner is a more modern take to a future society where there have been genetically engineered robots named ‘replicas’ that are in appearance indistinguishable from human beings which choose to escape to the planet earth in search of extending their life spans.
The comparison of similarities between the two stories begins with the most simple and obvious being the creation of as referred in the …show more content…
The novel Frankenstein and the film Blade Runner are both similar to each other but pose differences such as human acceptance and era. The generation reading Frankenstein would have had the creature portrayed as a monster and generally not accepted into society hence the simple reaction to remove or destroy the creature. However in Blade Runner the replicas pose a threat to humanity not from brute force or simply not fitting in, they pose a direct threat to industry, and general day to day human function and actions. The warning posed similarly by both stories is a direct threat to human kind of replica creations of the human body are not meant to be created as they exercise danger, post a threat to humanity and in general do not fit in with day to day human interaction and