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Women scientists in fiction

Louise Freeman lfreeman at violet.berkeley.edu
Fri Jun 30 09:57:01 EST 1995

In article <3ss7b8$o0v at rouge.usl.edu>, Terry McTigue <tam2731 at usl.edu> wrote:

>bch6als at biovax.leeds.ac.uk wrote:
>> Jurassic Park (Michael Crichton) features a female biotanist.
>The change in the female botanist from the book to the movie bugged me.
>They *had* to have her romantically involved with the male paleontologist.
>I know that other changes were made in the story, mostly removing the
>majority of the ethical discussion, but those I could more easily 
>swallow for some reason.

I also liked the fact that they changed the story to make the little girl
the computer whiz, rather than the whiny little creature she was protrayed
as in the novel.


Louise M. Freeman
lfreeman at violet.berkeley.edu

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