How monsters are depicted: Get Out (discriminations), Jekyll (psychological fluctuations), Frankenstein (darkened side of moralities)

The terminology of the “monster” formerly often relates to a creature that has a deformity physical appearance. The monsters are often described to have a disgusting, detestable and abominable appearances with the supernatural power that can control everything as well as they can create a massacre to destroy violently everything getting in their ways. However, … Read more

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

In “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley there is an in depth discussion between the importance of human lives and nature throughout the story. Throughout the narrative Mary Shelley creates metaphorical bridges to connect the two using Victor Frankenstein’s life as a catalyst between the different relationships, mainly amongst his friends and family. which are seemingly burned … Read more

The theme of love in Frankenstein

Victor Frankenstein came from a very loving family. His family and friends cherished him but he was unable to reciprocate this love and affection after the creation of the monster. Throughout the novel, Victor is showed as a selfish person. Only thinking of himself before he realizes how is actions affect the people close to … Read more

Frankenstein – biblical allusion to the Genesis account of Adam and Eve

Falling Frankenstein “Softened feelings stole into my heart and dared to whisper paradisiacal dreams of love and joy; but the apple was already eaten, and the angel’s arm bared to drive me from all hope”(Shelley 196). Victor Frankenstein said the above words when reflecting on his future expectation of death by the hands of his … Read more

Acknowledging the Perceived Natural from Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

In the novel Frankenstein, Mary Shelly uses a gothic fantasy to subtly elude to criticisms she had on naturalism in the Romantic Era, and its paradoxical emphasis on artificiality in order to create a natural world far from reality. The definition of something’s nature is dependent on the inherent characteristics that are presented. This emphasis … Read more

Frankenstein (The Modern Prometheus) and Dorian Gray

Frankenstein 1. Who is Prometheus? Why is Frankenstein subtitled “The Modern Prometheus?” Prometheus, meaning “forethought,” was the son of Titan, Iapetus and Oceanid, Clymene. He was given the task of molding the first man out of clay. Later Zeus instructed Epimetheus and Prometheus to give mankind gifts to make them prosper. To do so, Prometheus … Read more

Frankenstein

There are different ideas regarding nature. John Keats mentions nature in his letter and refers to it as being evil and good. The novel Frankenstein refers to nature as being evil and good. These two sources given to us are very similar. Nature can be defined in many ways. Victor Frankenstein, Robert Walton, and Frankenstein’s … Read more