Philip K. Dick’s Novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”

Analyze the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” written by Philip K. Dick.

One important question is, “what is it to be human?” What is Dick’s answer to this question? How are androids and humans contrasted in this novel, and for what purpose? Is his view of human nature inherently negative, positive, mixed, or ambiguous? Can you apply any theories or ideas about human nature found in any of the other texts to any of the issues that you see raised in the novel?