Electronic Cigarettes In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, introduced an idea that sounded good, but when brought to life, it was truly a lot worse than any pros that came with it . The issue in the book quickly went out of control causing lots of problems and hurt to the characters. Shelley’s warning has now caught up to us and Vapes and/or Electronic Cigarettes are the Frankensteins shelly was teaching us about. Vapes have a juice that contains vegetable glycerin, and propylene glycol, two ingredients commonly used in food products and in fogging machines. It also contains a flavor product and nicotine. This is all mixed together and fired from a battery that creates an electric circuit to a coil which in return heats the juice. It might seem to some that smoking an e-cig …show more content…

This causes a big dilemma because when exposed to a developing brain nicotine “ may impair brain development and predispose teenagers to addiction to other drugs”(Ross). The brain isn’t fully developed until around age 25. The decision to smoke anything, even vapes, can have severe hindrance to the development of the brain. Your teenage years are critical to your brain development and making the what seems like a small decision to vape, will wreck your whole future. After making the decision to use a vape during my sophomore year in high school, I feel the effects of it on my body. I struggle daily with foggy vision, a forgetful memory, and coughing. Vapes also serve as an “introductory product for youth who then go on to use other tobacco products” they are easy to use while driving and the good scent left allows teenagers to smoke like a chimney without thinking twice (National Institute). This is dangerous because minors will start something just because it tastes good or because it's cool and they will be stuck with a lifelong addiction that many warn you not to develop. These are all dangerous mixtures because going into the workforce with a foggy brain and an addiction that is nearly impossible will set you up for failure and a hard path of

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