Thesis Statement For Frankenstein

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Thesis: Mary Shelley’s upbringing, and marriage molded her thoughts and theories of a woman 's place in the world, which can be seen in the novel Frankenstein.
Sunstein, Emily W. “Keats-Shelley Journal.” Keats-Shelley Journal, vol. 39, 1990, pp. 207–210. JSTOR, JSTOR, Emily Sunstein was a political American feminist activist, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Art History in 1944. Keats-Shelley Journal is an article written by Emily Sunstein, an author that analyzes Mellors criticisms of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Which allows for three authors voice to be wrapped up into one article, making fact and truth inescapable between the three of them. The article begins by going into extreme depth into Mary Shelley 's feminist ideals, which allows the reader to enter Mary Shelley’s mind and see how she views her own past. The article first discusses Mary Shelley craving for a nuclear family, something that she did not have growing up. Not to just have a family, but to create one for herself, and to have her own identity through her family, “Owing mostly to childhood deprivation of a loving nuclear family, and to the feminist concepts of her deceased mother Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley desperately sought to create a loving, egalitarian, peaceful bourgeois family for herself” (Sunstein 208). A feminist idea for the time, that she would create her own family and not be forced into one. The author then goes on to explain Mary Shelley’s
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