In the novel Frankenstein we see Victor’s technological ambition turn into repulsion as the creation of the monster help him realize the magnitude of his mistakes. “The beauty of my dream vanished, breathless horror and disgust filled my heart”, this shows that Victor was blinded by his ambition and by giving up morality and using technology for his own selfish needs he was not able to foresee the inevitable horrid consequences. On the other hand in Blade Runner the ethical issues of science and technologies are not only portrayed through the creation of the replicants but also by the destruction of nature and its environments. During the beginning of the movie a camera shot from above shows a dark, industrialized city filled with fiery explosions while ominous music is played in the background, the image of the city and non-dijectic sounds portray and emphasise how society has lost sight of what really matters and no longer prioritize
Later on, that same monster that persuaded Victor to make him to make him a female companion, threatened him and his loved ones. Once again, it’s too late when Victor realizes his fault at making a monster in the first place. After all the suffering that the monster had gone through, he asked Victor to make him a female companion, and Victor obeyed. In the process of making
Compare and contrast essay: ITW Movie vs. Book Since they are based on a true story, the book and movie tell the same basic story. The movie is good but as is usually the case is the book is better. The book includes many details that are absent in the movie. The book gives the reader a much better idea of what motivated Mccandless to the life he chose. The movie made it easier for people to feel for Chris because he was friendly and gentle.
Emmanuel Minto December 11, 2012 Mrs. Seltzer Language Arts-104 Compare and Contrast Essay The Outsiders book by S.E Hinton were eventually made into a movie. They were so much alike because they both were very good from the start. Some things that happened in the book, although they didn’t happen in the movie. You could really tell in both the book and movie the friendship and love with some people. If you watched the movie and read the book you might think the same thing, you might not, but here are the reasons that I think the book is better even if the movie wasn’t that bad either.
In the original Frankenstein the monster is sensitive and intelligent being but due to a sense of abandonment becomes biter and murderous. Many adaptations strip away his human qualities and made him appear as a terrifying killing machine such as the 1931 movie “Frankenstein” directed by James Whale. The first film adaptation was brought to the silver screen in 1910, however the most well known image of the monster from the 1931 film adaptation. Boris Karloff played the monster and his version has forever been the image we now know today. Multiple sequels and adaptations were made and many parodies such as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, “Bride of Frankenstein”, and “Kyofu Densetsu: Furankenshutain (The Monster of Frankenstein).” Even people who have never seen or read an adaptation of Frankenstein would still likely share the general assumption of who Frankenstein is and what he looks like.
The Creature also wanted revenge when Dr. Frankenstein would not create a companion for him! The Creature promised Dr. Frankenstein that he would regret his decision to not make him a counterpart. Sure enough the Creature fulfilled his promise by making him suffer by killing off Dr. Frankenstein’s best friend Clerval and his wife Elizabeth. They both lived and went out of their way to satisfy there longing for revenge. Even so, they both found solitude in the nature around
Option 3 Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, is a novel about a young scientist, Victor Frankenstein. Who, by assembling body parts, discovers how to create a monster. His monster then vows to seek revenge on his creator after being rejected from society. In the novel, there are two very important characters; Victor and his monster. They may be similar, but in other ways they are also very different.
You belong then to my enemy – to him towards whom I have sworn eternal revenge; you shall be my first victim.” He then takes a picture of Caroline Frankenstein that he finds on William. (Chapter 16) Later the monster stumbles upon a girl (Justine) asleep in the straw. He tucks the picture of Caroline he took from William into the dress of Justine, which in short makes the townspeople accuse her of murdering William. Victor is aware the whole time what has taken place and instead of speaking up (worried he might look like a fool) he lets Justine be sentenced to death for a murder that he in essence was responsible for. Still Victor is only concerned for himself and is worried what this would do to his reputation?
To create a terrifying monster you must know how to make people hurt. This leads to the question if you know all these things and know how to project it onto someone else, are you not really the monster yourself? Works Cited Hu, Winnie. “Legal Debate Swirls Over Charges in a Student’s Suicide.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 01 Oct. 2010.
Whether if he is naïve or whether it is his ego, Victor believes that when he does not follow the creatures demand for him to create a female monster for him, he is only putting his life in danger. For example, when the creature says he will see Victor on wedding night, he believes he is the target of the creature. He sadly finds out that it was Elizabeth who was the target when he says “I rushed towards her and embraced her with ardour, but the deadly languor and coldness of the limbs…The murderous mark of the fiend’s grasp was on her neck, and the breath had ceased to issue from her lips,” (Shelley 204). At this point near the end of the book, Victor finally realizes what the creature wants, but the creature feels the determination to make victors life miserable. It is best said by a blogger when they said “The monster yearns to be a part of society, wants to be recognized by his creator, and desires to have a wife so that he can know kindness and love first hand.