The intimidating black-and white costuming of Pris is subversive of the traditionally docile associations with women, the hovering shadow from the lighting signifying her as a potential threat.The perceived role of women and the values they represent has been a central issue in both texts, from the perspectives of both the traditional and 2(Some good points but you jump back and forth a bit too much, especially in the last half of the paragraph.This value is contested in “Blade Runner” with the replicant, Pris’s, isolation when she enters wave feminism.
The intimidating black-and white costuming of Pris is subversive of the traditionally docile associations with women, the hovering shadow from the lighting signifying her as a potential threat.
“Frankenstein” and “Blade Runner” both express concern for these issues and the values they dictate in their respective societies of 1800s romanticism and the post-modernism of 1980s.
Pris however, juxtaposes this value by not belonging to a home, instead freely moving about in the city.
The courtesy traditionally expected of women is represented in the metaphor that Elizabeth“veiled her grief and stove to act the comforter”, after Victor’s mother’s death.
The megalomania of Victor is matched by Tyrell in “Blade Runner”, who runs a corporation that produces human “replicants” which are designed to be ironically, “more human than human” ,with greater strength and intellect, paralleling the value of a significant human issue, as Victor’s growing obsession with his project, exemplified by the repetition in “one thought, one conception, one purpose”, isolates him from reality.
The juxtaposition in his reaction “it became a thing such as even Dante could not have conceived” when the monster is conceived, to his initial joy, reveals his failure to anticipate the consequence of his action. ” when the replicant, Roy, confronts Tyrell about his shorter programmed life-span, shows Tyrells parallel failure in taking responsibility for his scientific creations.