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Aliens paper - John Ewing The Internal Monster"You know Burke I don't know which species is worse You don't see them fucking each other over for a

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John Ewing The Internal Monster “You know, Burke, I don’t know which species is worse. You don’t see them fucking each other over for a god damn percentage.” James Cameron’s movie Aliens is a story about two different types of monsters: the hideous, frightful monster and the cruel, evil monster. The movie displays two very different characters in terrifying aliens and a businessman for “the company.” Both are monstrous. The aliens wipe out an entire colony and attack humans in gruesome ways. The aliens, however, commit their atrocities in order to survive as a species. The businessman, Carter Burke, commits his actions of monstrosities for a much different and selfish reason. He puts humans at risk for the possibility of fame and fortune. His monstrosity, unlike the aliens, is better described as evil. The movie begins with the heroine, Ellen Ripley, being rescues from a spaceship where she has been in hyper sleep for fifty-seven years. She returns to humanity by telling them of an alien that she encountered that wiped out her entire crew. No one believes her. Later, she is informed that the people on the planet where she discovered the alien have not responded to communication. Her greatest fear of the alien returning has come true, except this time there are more. The aliens are monsters, especially to humanity. The aliens are born through humans. At first, they are a parasite inside an egg. They attack any human unfortunate to
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This essay was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENGL 103 taught by Professor Carson during the Fall '05 term at Kenyon.

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Aliens paper - John Ewing The Internal Monster"You know Burke I don't know which species is worse You don't see them fucking each other over for a

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