Film Vs. Frankenstein: Comparison Of Book And Movie

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“Yet mine shall not be the submission of abject slavery. I will revenge my injuries; if I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear, and chiefly towards you my arch-enemy, because my creator, do I swear inextinguishable hatred. Have a care; I will work at your destruction, nor finish until I desolate your heart, so that you shall curse the hour of your birth." (Quote #8) The 1910 film, 1931 film, and the book have two similarities that caught my eye: a wedding and jealousy. Frankenstein (1910) is the first known film version of Mary Shelley’s novel. For it’s time it was horrific for the people watching it. With the clearest graphics they had and the tone and mood of the silence of the film you can easily see how it affected them that deeply. The film begins with Dr. Frankenstein going off to college and, two years later discovering the mystery of…show more content…
Dr. Frankenstein is a scientist who has been conducting experiments to give life to dead bodies. Dr. Frankenstein conducted experiments on small animals and tries to create life in a man he has assembled from body parts he has collected from graveyards or the gallows. His fiancée Elizabeth and Victor (his best friend) are worry about his health because he spends too much time in his laboratory on his experiments. The monster that Dr. Frankenstein created has many flaws; Dr. Frankenstein’s father convinces his son the monster should be humanely destroyed because, he is dangerous and knows no right or wrong. Before they can destroy him, the monster escapes and kills a little girl. The villagers rise up to destroy the monster after the girls father brings her body to the town square. Before they can do that the monster attempts to take Elizabeth from Dr. Frankenstein because he is jealous of their love. The monster is convinced that if he can’t have love neither can Dr.

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