Monsters In Mary Shelley's Frankestein, Or The Modern Prometheus

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as it might be observed in Mary Shelley's Frankestein; or, the Modern Prometheus (1818), in which the scientist Victor Frankestein creates a new being out of parts of dead bodies by using electricity; as well as can be appreciated in the interest that Polidori's vampire Lord Ruthven shows towards the possibility of reviving life from death. This hope of creating life is an attempt to explain the origins of monsters in literature. This connection between science and vampires can be, in fact, seen in the figure of Doctor Van Helsing in Dracula, he is who appeals to the other characters to have a scientific mind, what he considers to be an open mind, and not to dismiss mysterious events because they are not completely understood: “To believe in
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