Women scientists in fiction

Louise Freeman lfreeman at violet.berkeley.edu
Fri Jun 30 09:57:01 EST 1995


In article <3ss7b8$o0v at rouge.usl.edu>, Terry McTigue <tam2731 at usl.edu> wrote:

>bch6als at biovax.leeds.ac.uk wrote:
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>> 
>> Jurassic Park (Michael Crichton) features a female biotanist.
>> 
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>The change in the female botanist from the book to the movie bugged me.
>They *had* to have her romantically involved with the male paleontologist.
>I know that other changes were made in the story, mostly removing the
>majority of the ethical discussion, but those I could more easily 
>swallow for some reason.

I also liked the fact that they changed the story to make the little girl
the computer whiz, rather than the whiny little creature she was protrayed
as in the novel.

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Louise M. Freeman
lfreeman at violet.berkeley.edu



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