Technological Advancements In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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As society advances, so does technology, which has become instrumental to human kind as they attempt to discover why and how the universe works. Many technological advancements improve the quality of life, such as blood transfusions and facial recognition software, but some technology produced by mankind has been deemed too dangerous to use, such as the nuclear bomb, though it has been argued that the bomb was necessary for the victory that took place after its use. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the titular character Victor Frankenstein discovers just how dangerous the pursuit of knowledge can be when he, in his endeavors to create and discover the secret of life, inadvertently creates a monster who torments him. “Learn from me, if not by
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