Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” has a very profound story that will appeal to anyone on a personal level. The story allows the reader to not only gather the narrator’s viewpoint but uncover their own personal interpretations. There are many messages seen throughout the novel but none is clearer than what a “monster” is and how it is created. The novel proves that you cannot be born a monster but involuntary become one through your upbringing. Victor is obligated to take care of his creation and ensure
are still looked upon as less than a "man". Why is it that women are still being discriminated simply because they are women? Stereotypes still exist; that women are much weaker than men, that female's sole purposes are to nurse their children and clean the house, that females are incapable of finding new discoveries and brilliant ideas. In Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein written in 1818, the roles of women are not seen as significant or important and are most often portrayed in a manner which is
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
experience, emotions, beauty and sublimity of nature. One of the famous writers is Mary Shelley who wrote a famous novel called Frankenstein. One of Shelley’s features is using the nature as a source of inspiration and relaxation as in the case of her novel Frankenstein.
it. The femme fatale exists through centuries of art, poetry and literature, for instance Shakespeare’s Cleopatra, but is most prominent in the mid to late nineteenth century literature. The mid- Victorian femme fatale is difficult to define or stereotype, she is a lot more complex and has many different sides to her than the vampires or she-devils characterised by late 19th century novelists. (Hedgecock, 2008) She is not a dangerous, treacherous woman and would rarely commit murder to get what she