Dr Stephen Mulhall questions humanity, how it is portrayed in the film and considers how we should react to it.The prejudice inherent in human society is a theme explored by Philip K. Patrick Meaney compares the prejudice theme across three of PKD's books and considers what we can learn from PKD's writing.Others are lucky enough to study them as part of academic courses.
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Many of these essays comment on multiple themes, but to help you get to what you're looking for quicker, I have attempted to bring some order to the kipple by sorting them by their main theme.
Paull, in particular his and other designers work on Blade Runner. I suggest you don't wait for the movie clips unless you have a fast connection. Includes differences list between Blade Runner and DADo ES.
A pleasant site looking at how to use Blade Runner in English - specifically the UK GCSE English, but applicable anywhere. As stated above, if you know of any more resources that should be added here, please e-mail the Webmaster.
Essay by John Samuelson examining the relationship between Humans and their artificially created "men". I am looking into it.) Hollywood Jesus look for religious imagery and interpretations in Hollywood movies.
There obviously is religious imagery in Blade Runner, but this site does go a little overboard - particularly when they make it "Christian" rather than generic.
A strong analysis of the female replicants and their status and roles within society and within the film.
Does the unsettling of boundaries between real and simulated memories through androids and cyborgs in DADo ES, Blade Runner and Robocop reveal wider anxieties and hopes of the postmodern consciousness? Comparison of Creator and Created between Frankenstein and Blade Runner.
It addresses some of the eternal questions that humans have asked for centuries, for example: "What does it mean to be human? " "What is the difference between real memories and artificial memories? " "What are the moral issues we face in the creation of artificial people?
" These and many more questions are there in the film for those who wish to examine them.