Analysis Of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: A Thirst For Knowledge

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A thirst for knowledge, such as that of Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's classic novel, "Frankenstein", can be consuming and deadly even. When one becomes too attached to the idea of "playing" God, their pursuit of knowledge can become a dangerous affair that drives them to be consumed, negligent of their human needs, and blind to the detrimental consequences of their actions. Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” goes on to show that an innocent attempt at seeking knowledge and breaking new grounds can lead to unpredictable dangers and uncontrollable insanity for that matter. In the novel, Dr. Frankenstein develops and interest in the sciences and ultimately creates a goal for himself of creating life. Frankenstein becomes frustrated
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