Shelly's Symbolism In Frankenstein By Mary Shelley

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While reading Frankenstein, I was left with many different thoughts on Shelly’s symbolism. She does an amazing job of depicting the anger, sadness, and excitement of all the characters. Some of the dark emotions in the novel probably was influenced by Shelley's earlier experiences from the past, and yet she somehow portrays an intense sentiment of horror in the story. There was a lot of doubling and connections between characters, which helps the reader get a clear point of Shelley's perspective on the whole issue of science. One of the major connections I noticed was the similarity in Victor and the monster. Victor’s knowledge of forbidden science drives him into isolation and a life of chaos. While his passion to acquire more information

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