Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park and The Lost World
A discussion on the use of allegory in Michael Crichton’s novels: `Jurassic Park` and `The Lost World`.
This paper studies the use of allegory in Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park and The Lost World. The writer draws several examples from the story to illustrate the use of allegory and then discusses its effectiveness.
In many literary works the authors use methods that might be considered metaphoric to make their point. In the case of science fiction the author is given a lot of freedom to use things such as metaphors and allegory characters to present an underlying message to the readers. The ability to use allegory in science fiction is strengthened and enhanced because of the very nature of the genre. Aliens, monsters and man made creatures often grace the stories, allowing the allegory effect to be utilized.
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