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Jurassic Park Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 14 Summary

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Chapter 14 Summary

Malcolm is an eccentric mathematician, who specializes in chaos theory. The entire chapter is devoted to describing Malcolm and his theories. He wears only black and gray and seems to be a rambling genius. He, too, was a consultant for InGen years earlier, and does not get along with Hammond, because of his analysis that Isla Nublar was doomed to fail. Malcolm says that while physics describes linear math that is easily predictable, like the path of an orbiting planet. His field of chaos theory seeks to find order in what most people see as chaos: like the weather or a mob of people. His conclusion about the Safari Island was that the animals would end up acting unpredictably.

Chapter 14 Analysis

Malcolm adds some color to the story by being an eccentric character. His expertise is established, and he serves an important function in the book, in...

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