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The script describes him as an “impressive man—a man of tremendous dignity and presence. ”9 Verbal and gestural codes convey the aliens’ affective dispositions. The Thing conveys aggression and pain without any attempt to seek human reciprocity. Meanwhile, Klaatu’s small gestures constitute affective signs in communicative encounters. His humanlike features permit him close contact with humans and give him the opportunity to build a nurturing relationship with a young boy, which in turn allows him to express sympathy, joy, affection, and even humor in verbal utterances.
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The parodic twist comes when Gort restores life to the murdered Klaatu in a scene reminiscent of Frankenstein’s reanimation, with Klaatu placed in an apparatus and engulfed in an electric field and high-pitched sound soaring to crescendo as life is restored to his corpse. ” The original, earthly pair of Frankensteins, whose experiments proved calamitous, are reprised here and shown to have evolved positively to the point that they can now realize the goal of defeating death. Klaatu then opens this futuristic possibility to the human species in the form of the opportunity to suppress its death instinct by controlling its vicious lower nature.