118-119). However Victor rationalizes his destruction of the she-creature to be beneficial for the “whole human race” (Shelley 119), his fear for an disobedient she-creature still contributes. As Mellor states in Possessing Nature: The Female in Frankenstein: “[Victor] is afraid of an independent
Frankenstein and Wuthering Heights: The Antihero and the Tragic Flaw Victor Frankenstein and Heathcliff, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights respectively, possess many similar qualities. For example, both fall in love with their adoptive family member, Victor for Elizabeth and Heathcliff for Catherine. What makes them similar and differentiates them from other famous protagonists are their lack of heroic qualities. A hero, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is “The
degree of equality should be established between the sexes as would shut out gallantry and coquetry.” (Mary Wollstonecraft). In this essay I aim to discuss the way in which Alexander Pope's mock epic The Rape of The Lock and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein conform to modern and contemporary expectations of gender and sexuality. Pope uses women as the main subject of his satire within The Rape of the Lock to pass remark on society and the rampant and religious fervour 18th century society had towards
Dean Koontz uses Vogler’s template, ‘The Hero’s Journey’, and aspects of Welch’s ‘Human Condition to create credibility and therefore an identification for his readership. Koontz writes on a multiplicity of subject matters with extensive thematic backgrounds in his novels. His narratives are descriptive, detailed, and well researched without being overwhelmingly tedious – and, they have a didactic realism that resonates with the reader ensuring they, myself included, keep coming back for more.
Philip Kircher Ms. Smith – 6th AP English IV 24 July 2014 How to Read Literature Like a Professor Summer Assignment For the question regarding chapter 2, I chose the lunch from The Great Gatsby. This meal shows the dynamics between the different characters in the novel as well as initiating a large shift in the story which inevitably leads to the death of Gatsby. Overall, the meal is a bad sign for things to come and is symbolic of the tension that is building as it forces the characters to share
Heathcliff and the creature: two outcast of the same kind Wuthering Heights and Frankenstein are two novels with more in common with each other than it can be seen at first glance. Written during the Victorian Era by female authors, they were rather scandalous for the time they were first published. Wuthering Heights’ passionate and egoistical characters shocked the society of the time: such abusive characters and improper female lead had never been seen before. Frankenstein’s dark themes and the