Desire In Oryx And Crake

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In the novel Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood’s exploring the scrutiny of the human psyche, in order to demonstrate that fear and desire are at the heart of human behavior and can’t be eliminated no matter what happen. Atwood’s explore the point in which human’s knowledge and survival instincts are psychologically driven by either fear or desire through the creations of Crake and Jimmy (snowman).
In the novel, Crake, a brilliant student, become a mad scientist that spend most of his time living in his world of ideas. In the story Oryx and Crake, Atwood portray Crake as a smart young boy that shows no interest in love or friendship except with Jimmy and Oryx. Jimmy, also known as Snowman, was Crake’s childhood best friend and Oryx was the girl that Crake had interest in. In the beginning, Crake grew up in a family where his biological parents weren’t together and that there’s hardly any communication going on in the house. Even when Jimmy came over Crake’s house to play chess, both of them didn’t even communicate. Jimmy and Crake were both facing the opposite ways while playing alternative chess online. Without
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If you take 'mortality' as being, not death, but the foreknowledge of it and the fear of it, then 'immortality' is the absence of such fear. Babies are immortal. Edit out the fear, and you'll be..." This demonstrated that Crake had figured out that if he creates a being that is not fear of death, then human mortality would be eliminated. As time passed, Crake becomes so interested in the idea of an optimal human (a perfect human being), which eventually leads him to his creation of a new kind of human life known as the Crakers, whom Crake has created in order to literally breed curiosity, humanism, love, and emotional out of the human being body. Crake eliminated both fear and desire in the Crakers to prove his point and desire from the beginning are

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