The Dystopian Future of William Gibson's Neuromancer Essay
In reading a text like this one can look at it through the formalistic approach and gather aspects on different perspectives. In HCAL it instructs a reader to analyze a specific text by seeing the setting, certain styles, imagery, form, and texture. In William Gibsons book Neuromancer all these approaches can be seen. The novel takes place in the future and how Gibson portrays it will be. Every place is dark and gloomy with an illusion of dystopia; despair and unhappiness. Gibson's structure is very hard to follow, such as how he is repetitive with the description of people and the color pink.
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Gibson seems to hold on to the tone of death and destruction all through the novel. He starts with a small undertone of happiness, then suddenly he jumps to a scene of gruesome death, "At the edge of the meadow they came to a railinged cliffside, wildflowers dancing in the updraft from the canyon that was desiderate,"(Gibson 164; line 6). Then a few lines down, all the beauty and happiness comes to an abrupt end, "They were in the shadows for an instant; Case felt the hot blood spray across the back of his neck, and then someone tripped him,"(Gibson 164; line22). A view of death all over