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    • • Fill in ALL of the current information about the course. 2. Proposed Changes: Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Contact Hours Course Title Grading: Graded Pass/Fail Current Prerequisites Co-requisites • Fill in the proposed changes to the...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 9 The final obstacle was one that had not changed since the early drafts: the seemingly implausible and impersonal setting that might prevent a reader from investing in the story. Crichton hypothesized that his audience would...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 8 technological climate. Despite the similarity, however, it is important to note that they also differ in circumstance, but especially on one crucial detail: the first two stories are real accounts in recent news, while the...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 59 Levin, L. G., & De Filippo, D. (2014). Films and science: Quantification and analysis of the use of science fiction films in scientific papers. JCOM: Journal Of Science Communication, 13(3), 1-20. Long, H., & Egan, M....
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 57 References Adorno, T. W. (1986). Aesthetic theory. (Robert Hullot-Kentor, Trans.) London: Continuum. Adorno, T. (2005). Culture industry reconsidered. In R. Guins & O. Cruz (Eds.), Popular culture: A reader(103- 108)....
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 56 that serve as a staple in the science fiction genre. However, instead of providing a truly foreboding message about the dangers of the commodification of technology, it instead serves as an almost perfect example of the...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 52 Conclusion In the convergence of the themes about technology and the narratives about class, it is possible to arrive at a few conclusions about the role of the Jurassic Park franchise as a Marxist text. Each character...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 49 of and experience with digs and dinosaur specimen, Owen has a very hands-on relationship with the technology of the park- the dinosaurs. He does play a slightly more significant role in terms of describing the park, likely...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 48 character, as he is depicted as somewhat of a wolf in sheep’s clothing throughout the story, wilfully ignorant of the dangerous path he wishes to pursue with his park. The film Hammond survives, faced with a relieved- if...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 45 John Hammond plays easily the most recognizable role in Marx’s social strata to the extent that he is almost a caricature of the wealthy bourgeoisie in the novel. Hammond in the novel is very vocal about his intentions...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 43 scientific process Hammond is. Essentially, that the park is always destined to fail because Hammond does not understand the production. Jurassic World (2015). There is at least one line in Jurassic World that encapsulates...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 40 criticism. These sorts of phrases suggest that the investment of wealth into the technology is enough to ensure the product is good. What he does not account for is that the wealth gives him no real control. This...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 39 developmental environment.” (p. 109). In controlling these factors, the scientist can say with certainty that all of their dinosaurs begin life as female, and two female dinosaurs simply cannot conceive on their...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 37 the dinosaurs?” Like any theme park, Jurassic World needs to make a profit in order to remain sustainable, and they do not shy away from corporate investors when it comes to their dinosaurs and their park. The people...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 36 Jurassic Park film (1993). In the film adaptation, the park’s lawyer, Donald Gennaro, provides a very clear frame for this theme. Worth noting is that the film’s Gennaro is the marriage of the novel’s Gennaro character and...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 34 real; Jurassic World is a technologically advanced sideshow. They are not concerned with reality, but that they have “something scary and easy to pronounce” so that they do not alienate visitors from their show. It should...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 32 Hammonds own intentions toward the park- it is strictly viewed as an amusement park, if an advanced one. This theme is particularly interesting in the context of the book, as it calls back to the original argument Crichton...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 31 easily explain Jurassic Park. For example, to demonstrate the great impact of the park and the extensive work and costs behind its construction and maintenance, competitor Lewis Dodgson explains to Jurassic Park’s computer...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 30 Analysis of Themes and Context Analysis of the chosen artifacts yielded four separate themes that were consistent across each text. While each individual text likely had themes that were unique to that narrative, I chose...
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    • “WE SPARED NO EXPENSE” 29 example, Hammond, founder of the park, would take a big business perspective toward the technology, while the scientists at the park may be driven in different directions by both. Finally, as a popular science fiction...

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