Examples Of Sublime In Frankenstein

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The sublime is a literary and philosophical concept that has appeared throughout numerous intellectual movements. The most notable employment of the sublime as a literary device is apparent in Romantic period literature. Gothic literature, as an extension of Romanticism, explores the sublime utilising typically Gothic concepts and techniques. Prominent examples of the depiction of the Gothic sublime can be realised in Mary Shelley's 1931 novel, Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus. The portrayal of the Gothic sublime in Frankenstein can be distinguished by the contrasts between the Romantic and Gothic depiction of the sublime, including the impact of individual perception on sublimity and the terror associated with the impress of Nature. The
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