br and fr
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br and fr
br and fr
darkness of science compared to nature
Romantic period - introduce
"inanimate nature had the power" to deliver to Fr. the "most delightful sensations"
contrast - Gothic context - macabre imagery of...
dark side of science
Fr's obsession -->
"darkness had no effect" "churchyward was to me... merely bodies deprived of life"
juxtaposition of language
dangerous potential of science
detrimental impact of man's greed
capitalist context of 1800's - claustrophobic, coca cola, fighting for consumers' attention, dystopic, post-apocalyptic
"commerce is our goal"
dark clothing - neon lights = overreliance on tech
replicants and humans somehow connected to tech = commodification of natural world to keep up with everchanging artificial
desaturated colour = life run by tech
what it is to be human
similar view points, different context
fr = lack of care for monster
"miserable...abandoned" like an "abortion to be...trampled on"
fr more emotional capacity
"skinjobs""more human than human"
confusion of what makes human identity in a world run by technology
zhora's death = sad, non-diagetic music + heartbeat
hopelessness and determination to live = human characteristic
questions essence of humanity
overrliance on technology leads to corrupt values of humanity
tyrell = glasses = impaired vision = symbolize his corrupt perspective
owl = malfunctioned eye = result of man's flawd perspective
= effect of scientific advancement
replacement of God
post christian context of 1800s = man replaces God
"god of biomechanics" "prodigal son"
world is being overrun by corporation and technology
God is being replaced with " " " "
man usurping role of God
Fr man usurps not technology
"bestow animation upon lifeless matter"
hyperbolic language = unnatural authority of Victor and ignorance in playing god
interxtually --> promethean myth
Both composers warn on obsessions with science and playing god