Discrimination In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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In the year 2016, discrimination has become a big part of our society. With issues such as racism, sexism, and discrimination against the LGBT community, our society needs to learn how to accept people for how they are. There are consequences for people who are narrow-minded may undergo. A big repercussion of this would be not meeting an amazing person just because of how they look or because of what they believe in. Books play a huge role in how people are influenced, and how people determine their own unique beliefs. If more positive books are published about “treating someone how you would like to be treated” or “don’t judge a book by its cover” and so on, then a better future may be in store. Opening the minds of adults may be a little…show more content…
This book would also be a great story to read around Halloween because of the classic Frankenstein that is known during the holiday. Parents who might have a difficult time teaching their kids how to be kind to others may find this book a useful tool in educating their children. This adaptation would be very shortened and would not include all the drama that takes place in Mary Shelley’s book. “Insert title here” will be a condensed and kid friendly version of the original Frankenstein. The book will start out with a quote on the first page, “If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear!” (Shelley XVII. 104). This quote taken out of context, can be used as an expression of discrimination, this will convey to the kids the consequence of not showing others love and respect. The story will then start off with Dr. Frankenstein in her lab working on a “masterpiece”, the dialogue will be the doctor talking to herself. She will be expressing to herself how she has worked so hard and she is very excited to see the outcome of his creation. As Dr. Frankenstein puts the final touches on her “monster”, it is almost ready to be woken up. When the monster is brought to life Dr. Frankenstein will
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