Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The similarities that contradict the statement are evident from the consequence of rejecting creations, the ultimate death of both creators and the nobility of the creations in accepting responsibility for their actions. In contrast, the differences between the texts influenced by time and changing contexts are seen in the distinct definitions of life regarding what makes us human, the ending and clearly, the different forms of both texts. First and foremost, Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein in a novel format in as it was the primary intellectual medium of the 19th Century; a means of communicating philosophical beliefs to the literate. However, after the passage of the industrial revolution and scientific advancements in media, Blade Runner was produced into a film by Ridley Scott in as it attracted a wider audience that encompassed more social classes. This reveals that time and changing contexts undoubtedly dictates the form of the text, critically supporting the statement.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. While both texts are a product of their time what makes them significant is that both Shelley and Scott explore what seemed possible during their times that still seem to resonate today. Through characterization, symbolism, motifs, filming and language techniques and context both texts have paralleled with each other to help the responder to gain a deeper understanding of disruption and how this in turn affects ones identity. Initially, both of these texts represent characters similarly the same, this is due to contextually the values of the time.
Despite bearing different contexts, the texts embody parallel values that reveal the fundamentals of human nature. In addition, Scott demonstrates Post Modern views of the nature of our existence in a world of rampant corporatism. Ultimately, both texts are shaped with the values of their respective contexts but each explore the dangers associated with the usurpation of God by man, emphasising the inexorable nature of humanity.
How does a comparative study of Frankenstein and Blade Runner bring to the fore ideas about the consequences of the desire for control? These texts were heavily influenced by the rapid growth of technology although reflecting different eras. They highlight the dangers of excessive ambition and the threats to the.