The Question of Control as Presented in Jurassic Park
According to Arnold Pacey
How could one describe the relationship between humans and nature? Perhaps it is one of control, a constant struggle between the power of the elements and the sophistication of human mechanization. Could it be one of symbiosis, where man and nature coexist in relative peace? Are we, as a species, simply a part of nature’s constantly changing realm? This issue is
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interesting notion. The experts in Jurassic Park perceived they were in full control of the island, but they were indeed misled. No technical fix that they implemented could ever have served to control or master the elements of nature, yet through the entire novel they believed the animals to be their “prisoners.” In this instance, the prisoners broke free from their constraints, and in the end, won the battle of control. Simply put, nature prevailed.