scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 625
In the movie Blade Runner the artificial creatures known as Replicants are nearly indistinguishable from human beings Their one weakness is that of emotion or more specifically lack of empathy A simple test that is able to determine their empathetic responses to simple but uncomfortable to the average human situations is the only way to determine their true form It has even been suggested by some that the primary protagonist in the film Deckard who is assigned to hunt down and kill the Replicants is a Replicant himself In this essay I shall prove the character Deckard is a Replicant himself To cheat the argument let us take the answer from the films director Ridley Scott He himself has admitted in an interview with the BBC simply that He is a Replicant This however is as much as we will let Ridley Scott tell us and simply use this as a basis for further analysis To begin let us look at the obvious references to the fact that Decker is a Replicant Throughout the movie Gaff leaves little animals as references and clues in strategic places Towards the end of the film when Deckard and Rachael are fleeing Decker finds a tiny unicorn a Pegasus if you will in the hallway leading to the elevator This is a direct reference to earlier in the firm when Decker was daydreaming and thought of a unicorn In this it shows that Gaff has Deckers memories and is aware that they are Deckers memories Therefore Deckers memories are implanted and he must be a Replicant Second during the testing of Rachael to be a Replicant Decker is asked if he has ever taken the test In any battery of psychological tests it is customary and often required that the administering party be given the test before he or she is admitted to present the test themselves Decker admits to never having taken the test and suggests that he
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA