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Mary shelly wrote Frankenstein in the 18th century, it was a widely read novel that brought about the ideas of rejection, prejudice and isolation.

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Frankenstein Mary shelly wrote Frankenstein in the 18th century, it was a widely read novel that brought about the ideas of rejection, prejudice and isolation. Written in the new scientific age, where there was a thirst for knowledge in this area, people wanted to break new boundaries, open new doors and explore the human body and anatomy. There is also no doubt about it that Mary Shelly's sad life and her experiences of death inspired her to write this story, and to share her feelings of injustice and reality's inequality through another form: Frankenstein's creation! Mary Shelly was exceptionally young when she wrote this novel, 19 infact, but yet she had experienced more death and injustice at that age, maybe more than we will ever experience in our whole lifetime. Victor Frankenstein was not a mad scientist, screaming the words 'its alive! Its alive!' how Hollywood would portray him, but a mere scientist with huge ambitions on how to bring the dead back to life. But this is where the trouble starts, should the dead be left to be dead? Society was not ready for this creature and neither was Frankenstein. Perhaps so caught up in what he was doing he did not stop to think about how the creature's appearance would turn out and his rejection lead to all the others. ...read more.


but deep down I think the creature just wants to know why he was abandoned and perhaps there is a glimmer of hope that he might accept him. For who and what he is. The creature is starting to remember these human emotions and he doesn't know how to control these feelings, not being able to control our emotions can be extremely confusing and dangerous. That's why we need guiding, the only parent or guide he has will not take responsibility for his work and in fact child. On the creature's route to Geneva he comes across a young girl who falls into a river. In a heroic act, he saves her from drowning. As he is bringing the girl round her companion stumbles across this scene and it is apparent that he sees it in a different way. He is shot, rejected when he should have been praised. '- The feelings of kindness and gentleness which I had entertained but a few moments before gave place to hellish rage and gnashing of teeth. Inflamed by pain, I vowed eternal hatred and vengeance to all mankind. -' The creature's hate starts to increase, he talks of the weather mocking him, it had been the only thing that brought him joy, a clever use of pathetic fallacy by Mary Shelly. ...read more.


The hurt can even stay with us our whole life. Even when we think it's gone the slightest memory can provoke tears. What our are values? Things like this story are going on everyday i.e. clones and designer and testube babies. Just because we could doesn't necessarily mean we should! We are playing around with the laws of physics and biology, creating life through machines- that isn't right it should be left to mother nature to decide what sex our child should be. Clones will surely looked upon as freaks of society as Frankenstein creature was, rejected and unwanted leaving much room for discrimination these scientists need to stop and think about the repercussions and aftermath they could create I think they could benefit from reading this book! '-How can I describe my emotions at this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I had endeavoured to form-' These are Frankenstein's words as the realisation of what he had done sank in. So should our sympathies lie with the creation or the creator? In my personal opinion I cannot make up my mind. After all everyone makes a mistake, but is it how we rectify our mistakes that counts? Frankenstein made a colossal mistake but he didn't make it better only worse I suppose only he can be blamed for the monsters actions and hatred! ...read more.

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