Frankenstein: Distinguishing Traits Of Author Mary Shelley

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Ashley Kim Period 5 8/31/2015 Frankenstein-RRS Title: Frankenstein Publication Date: 1818 Author: Mary Shelley Nationality: British Author’s Birth/Death Dates: August 30, 1797 – February 1, 1851 Distinguishing Traits of Author: At a young age Mary Shelley was surrounded by books, reading, and writers. Her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft was the author of the feminist non-fiction book The Vindication of the Rights of Women and her father, Percy Bysshe Shelley, was a prolific romantic poet during the 18th century. Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only 19 years old during a trip that she went to with her lover and friend. Interestingly Frankenstein was inspired by a dream that Shelley had on a dreary summer evening during
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