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Frankenstein. I intend to tell you about the opening and also chapter five of the book Frankenstein

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Frankenstein In the following essay, I intend to tell you about the opening and also chapter five of the book Frankenstein which is written by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley's book Frankenstein is about a scientist called Victor Frankenstein who is obsessed with the secret of resurrecting the dead. Rejected by all humanity, the creature sets out to destroy Frankenstein and everyone he loves, and though the journey to catch him ends up on the very edge of the earth, the creature does not stop until Frankenstein suffers. Mary partly bases her book on Prometheus, Prometheus is a Greek man who tried to steel from the Greek gods so he could give life to a figure he made but he was caught and tied a rock and left there to be eaten alive by hungry birds. At the time of Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein there were scientists using electric to bring frogs back to life, I think this also had an effect of Mary to write Frankenstein the book. ...read more.


was of a luscious black which flows, his teeth of a pearly and a horrid contrast which is watery eyes, that seemed almost the same colour as the dun white and straight black lips. Shelley describes him as being beautiful and ugly because she doesn't want to describe him in a good or bad way, so writing both lets people choose themselves not buy a story saying he is bad or good because he could be either. For example, when someone took the creature as bad without knowing him was Frankenstein. Frankenstein's first impressions of the creature is of it being evil because the creature reaches out to him but someone who thinks he's good could say his reaching out for love but Frankenstein doesn't give him a chance and runs away leaving the creature on the floor like leaving a baby not knowing the ways of life like walking and how to use his emotions. ...read more.


I'd say that would be pretty demoralizing and horrible. So, the creature is abandoned by his own creator/father and he has nothing but his own resources to fall back upon. Later, the creature tells us he was born a benevolent creature, but without the knowledge of survival that parents are supposed to teach their offspring. Because of this, the creature learns many hard knocks and ultimately this leads him to feeling angry and vengeful toward Victor. What this tells us about 19th Century life is that many people had concerns about where science and the advancements made were going. Much like today with our debates over stem-cell research and what is and what isn't right. At the end of this essay I would just say he should have never let something talk over your life and keep your family close to your heart because you never know what's going to happen in the future and also get to know someone before you judge, just like when people say don't judge a book by it's cover. Frankenstein should have never judged the creature because of what he looked like. ...read more.

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