But the world is a long way off from robots that portray a version of the "(https://slate.com/technology/2013/07/pacific-rim-s-robots-go-beyond-the-frankenstein-complex.html) Frankenstein Complex
," Isaac Asimov's phrase for the human fear that (https://www.e-reading.club/chapter.php/81822/47/Azimov_-_Robot_Visions.html) poorly designed mechanical creations might turn against humanity. (https://slate.com/technology/2015/04/ex-machina-can-robots-artificial-intelligence-have-emotions.html) Robots have no intentions 6 only instructions.
We are then given a detailed explanation of the "Frankenstein complex
," and are shown this complex at work through close-readings of a variety of literary examples.
Isaac Asimov found such tales of robot rebellion tiresome--he dubbed them the "Frankenstein complex
"--and resolved to write stories in a different way.
Through Kent and the other citizens of Rockwell who variously suspect the Iron Giant to be a Soviet advance guard or "an invader from Mars," The Iron Giant expresses the same anxiety over technology as do many latter-day Frankenstein stories; I would argue, however, that what Isaac Asimov termed "the Frankenstein complex
" appears in the film as more than a simple indictment of science.
"the Frankenstein Complex
" and affirms that it is a constant