Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep and Blade Runners?
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The thesis is “How are the androids depicted in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Versus in Blade Runner, and what effect does it have on the theme of empathy and humanity in the two versions?”. This thesis explores how androids are depicted in Philip K. Dick’s science fiction novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and explores the boundaries between humans and androids. As well as looking at how the film adaptation: Blade Runner approaches the theme of humanity and empathy, how it depicts the androids and how it differs from the novel. The text will approach changes and differences, and how they have affected the story, as well as how they address the themes differently. Furthermore, delving into the question of why the changes were made with the use of literature on adaptation and monster theory.
Bachelor. Lektorutdanning i språkfag: Engelsk og samfunnsfag.