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  • Individuality In Frankenstein

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    Mary Shelly, in her novel Frankenstein, exposes the belief that people who are different are not normally welcome by society. Unless someone masks their individuality, like Frankenstein, then they are usually considered odd and pushed away from society. While Frankenstein's monster has manners and is a gentleman, his appearance makes others despise him and be afraid of him. The monster has to isolate himself in order to feel safe from mankind, which makes him feel lonely and unwanted. Through the

  • Galvanization In Frankenstein

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    In the gothic novel, Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, it centers around the use of sending electrical current through a human called galvanization. Victor Frankenstein employs this method of science to bring life to his creature in hopes of understanding how life and death works. Throughout the novel, Frankenstein is in a constant struggle on whether his creation has been for the benefit of mankind or a detriment. Just as Victor creates his own creature, modern-day scientists are working on genetically

  • Fire In Frankenstein

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    The subtitle of Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, is “The Modern Prometheus.” In Greek Mythology, Prometheus was a man who stole fire from the gods to give to humans. However, since he defied the god’s in order to give the humans such a powerful and dangerous gift, he was severely punished. And the fire, even though it has had great benefits to mankind, it also has very many negative aspects when used in the wrong ways. Fire has been the cause of millions of deaths and will continue to do so.

  • Advancement In Frankenstein

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    is not immense. The creation of the monster in Frankenstein and cloning are two arguments that prove that advancements made in

  • Romanticism In Frankenstein

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    Frankenstein, alternatively known as The Modern Prometheus was Mary Shelley’s creation. Psychoanalytical reading is an important aspect to fully understand this book. When applying psychoanalytical reading to Frankenstein it is evident that ‘the creature’ asked for a wife, as opposed to a friend, because human nature has a need for a romantic and sexual relationship, (with the exception of asexuals and aromatics). Frankenstein sets its scene in the 18th Century, which marks the beginning of the

  • Education In Frankenstein

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    writers commence a book it is usually because something inspires them. However, many times these inspirations can come from things that occurred to them,whether they are conscience of this or not, and it is reflected through in their writing. In Frankenstein, there are many traces of Mary Shelley’s personal life. She herself was exposed to a well rounded and valued education. It makes sense that the troubled protagonist’s fate would be due to the knowledge he exposed himself to. One of her family’s

  • Power In Frankenstein

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    Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, developed the theme of power thoroughly throughout the novel. Victor and the Creature both demonstrate their power differently, and it often shifts between the two characters. The need for power shows in the way the person and or a creature acts. If one is more assertive and more demanding, they may think they are in charge. Shelley really showed this well as if body language and voice tone was a factor. Victor Frankenstein, a very dedicated scientist

  • Empathy In Frankenstein

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    Without Empathy People will argue that society does create monsters, which can be found to be very true. But there are unique people who are born monsters. I'm here to talk about people who become monsters through the actions of others. In the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Victor whose interest became fixated on bringing back the dead. Victor was even able to to bring back a body made up of many others, but once he did he became panicked and hateful towards it. Victor's creation wasn't a monster

  • Religion In Frankenstein

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    fascinated people. The long debated topic of religion has left people with the general consensus that only God, or a higher power, has the ability to give a human life. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, it is shown that there are disastrous consequences when man attempts to usurp the power of God. Victor Frankenstein, a man from a well-to-do family, becomes obsessed with natural philosophy and the idea of giving life. This leads him to eventually put together various pieces of human remains to build

  • Patriarchy In Frankenstein

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    In the novel Frankenstein, the author Mary Shelley narrates a series of stories based on Robert Walton’s adventure to the North Pole. The protagonist Victor Frankenstein creates a new life that has no name but called “monster” due to its horrible appearance. Ostensibly, the novel seems to be an ordinary story of Walton’s and Frankenstein’s experiences and the monster’s revenge for human being’s exclusion. However, according to the variedly historical articles of analyses, the novel does not seem