‘Frankenstein’ and ‘Blade Runner’: The Ugly, The Sublime and The Uncanny

Saint- Exupery : ‘‘The essential is invisible to the eyes.’’

In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley which is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year and if anything, is growing in popularity and in prescience, there has long been a contentious question as to why Victor Frankenstein rejects his creation so utterly and so completely. The creation…