Defining the Cyborg

Essay Option #6

The depiction of humans as cybernetic organisms has been the prevailing theme in multiple texts throughout the term. However, the authors seem to differ in defining the half- human, half-machine organism. I will analyze several movies such as The Matrix and The Stepford Wives, along with multiple articles in The Cybercultures Reader. In doing so, I will contrast how these authors define the cyborg and then I will ultimately bring each piece together to create a true understanding of the cyborg.

Nate Parker

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