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Jurassic Park Chapter Summary & Analysis - Introduction Summary

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Introduction Summary

The introduction to Jurassic Park reads like an essay in three parts. The first part is an analysis of the biotechnological revolution sweeping the 20th century. The essay identifies three issues with genetic engineering and describes why they are dangerous problems. It asserts that genetic engineering research is widespread. Unlike previous technological revolutions, the goal of genetic engineering is simply for the comfort and convenience of humanity, rather than for any real advancement. It is uncontrolled, because no government body monitors the industry. The second part of the essay describes the historical timeline of the commercialization of biotechnology, naming names, while citing dates and places. The third part of the essay describes the company called International Genetic Technologies (InGen) and their bankruptcy, following unreported incidents in Central America.

Introduction Analysis

The introduction plays a clever part in Jurassic Park, by quickly educating the reader about the dangerous...

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