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How does Jurassic Park interconnect with Frankenstein by Mary Shelly? How does Jurassic Park interconnect with Frankenstein by Mary Shelly?

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The essential ethical question that animates the story in each case is "What is man's role in nature (and does that role extend to the creation of life)?" 

This is a question of power, of natural order, of ambition and of man's reach. What happens when he reaches too far and plays with forces he does not completely understand? 

The Greek myth of Icarus deals with the same themes.

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I love the quote by Ian Malcolm from the movie that goes something like "...you were in such a hurry to see if you could that you didn't take the time to wonder if you should." ...

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I think the two are connected because moinsters were formed by artificial ways of life. With that being said they were not naturally made and both monsters caused major problems problems.