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    Walton 's letters begin and end Shelley 's work by introducing the character of Frankenstein and also detailing the last moments of his life. While written in first-person like most of the book, his portion takes the form of letters to his sister, which lends itself to a slightly more personal style. In contrast with Frankenstein 's dramatic retelling of his life, Shelley writes Walton in a much lighter tone. Where Frankenstein 's narrative has a dark and dismal feel, Walton 's letters come across exactly as they ought to--as a man setting out on an adventure. These letters offer Shelley a platform from which to introduce the character of Victor Frankenstein.

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    Frankenstein Reflection

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    Frankenstein Written by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein features a creation gone awry in a classic, poetic piece of literature. Shelley paints a dark, sinister book which hopes to expose humanity as bleak and exclusive. Starting off, a man named Robert Walton sends his sister Margaret several letters detailing his adventure as the captain of a ship sailing towards the North Pole. Walton notes that he met a man by the name of Victor Frankenstein, whom he found stranded after attempting to catch another sledge pulled by dogs on a stretch of ice. Once the crew of the ship rescues Frankenstein, he details his life over the past (time interval) to Walton as he recovers from ailments only partially suffered from his encounter with the frigid weather.

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    When Frankenstein by Mary Shelley was published in 1818, it created a big controversy. The controversy was if this piece of literature should be examined as a well-written, worthy piece of literature. In this two passage, both of the critic’s show their own strong opinion towards Frankenstein. The first passage from The Quarterly review, the anonymous author criticizes Shelley’s work. He uses hyperbole, to evoke emotions from the readers.

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    Frankenstein by Mary Shelly is many things. It is horror, romantic and well,science fiction. The story dwells into the ugly of not only science but of man and lonilesness as well. All in all the novel is a classic , adored by many and an inspiration to modern culture, all forms of media, literature , art and so much more. The novel mainy centres around Victor Frankenstein [the young student scientist] and his 'monster creation. '.

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    Victor Frankenstein starts as an optimistic young man eager to learn and slowly becomes and angry and vengeful man. When he first begins his journey of college Victor loves learning and gaining new knowledge. As Victor starts his studies he states, “From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became my sole occupation. I read with ardour those works…”(Shelley 36). Victor’s thirst for knowledge show just how hopeful and ready he is to learn.

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    Robert Walton’s character gives the reader a foretaste of what Viktor Frankenstein will do because their values are so much alike. In Walton’s letters to Mrs. Saville, he reveals a lot of his own characteristics. The ones that define him include narcissism, inexperience, and spirit of inquiry. He pushes forward without maturity and remains in a driven mindset, which we happen to see again. In Frankenstein’s character we come across qualities that resemble Robert Walton.

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    Speech In Frankenstein

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    Hunter Guru Swinehart FRANKENSTEIN IN CLASS ESSAY (Before you read this I want to inform you this writing is some of the worst flowing writing I’ve ever turned in lol.) If you think about it, as a human, we only learn what’s going on around us once our brain matures, at around the age of 3. It is important to notice that since the day we have gained conscience of the world around us we are old enough to begin communicating and picking up things from the people around us. As babies we are helpless human beings who don’t understand life, but, as we know, it’s impossible to get into the head of a baby and see how they think, since they can’t communicate, but in Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, there is no question that the author attempted to show the life of literally a baby, with the ability to retain how it was like.

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    The ideology of a Janus face in society represents the good and bad that comes through each element of life; it is known to be defined as deliberate deceitfulness by pretending one series of feelings and acting under the influence of another. Frankenstein shows the Janus face of transplant technology. Advancements in technology can bring the sensations of fear and agitation into the lives of all that it impacts, however, these steady progressions paved the pathway for the ability to save lives of innocent individuals. The valued attributes of the good face can be observed in the individual scene of Frankenstein where revenge is explained as the instigator on the conflict involving Frankenstein and his creation. The revenge inflicted on Victor

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    Victor Frankenstein created a monster in the book Frankenstein. At first, Victor just wants to recreate human life, but he realized that the being looks ugly and thought that his creation is evil right off the bat. After some time pass by in the book, the monster slowly becomes a murderer due to Victor’s interference in making him suffered. This will make the monster as a victim to the cruelty of the world. The monster was treated horribly by the people in the story.

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    Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus Von Hohenheim, commonly known as Paracelsus, live from 1493 to 1541. He was a physician and alchemist who believed in many controversial things. This made him a prime source for Mary Shelley’s best novel Frankenstein. Like Victor in Frankenstein, Paracelsus’s mother died while he was a very young child. They also had an affinity for alchemy.

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    The myth of a doppelgänger is prominent in both Frankenstein and The Picture of Dorian Gray being seen in gothic literature across time. The phenomenon of being in two places at once goes against the natural order, and thus we see how hubris is linked to the idea of a doppelgänger in the defiance of God leading to death. A doppelgänger is viewed as an omen. Seeing one’s own doppelgänger is an indication of imminent death.

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    Trauma In Frankenstein

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    An exploration of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein through the gendered lens of the author’s role as a mother begets an intriguing exploration of the role of the birth and death of offspring in the novel. At its heart, Frankenstein is a family saga; an account of the disjointed relationship between a father and child that proves wicked due to abandonment and neglect, born out of Frankenstein’s fear of the monster’s deathly nature. As argued by Moer, Mary Shelley’s experiences constantly combining birth and death inform Frankenstein as a reflection on post-partum trauma and has further implications as to the destructive nature of Frankenstein’s subsequent fear of childbirth. In “Female Gothic: the Monster’s Mother,” Ellen Moers argues that Frankenstein,

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    Yeti In Frankenstein

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    The Yeti Yeti is a mythical and large human-like hairy creature known as the abominable snowman or Bigfoot. It is believed live in a higher part of the Himalaya in Nepal, Tibet, Australia, Scotland, North-Western USA, and the North-Eastern Sikkim. The creature is said Yeti in Nepal, snowman, Mehton Kangmi and Chemo in Tibet, Loch Ness monster in Scotland, Bunyip in Australia, Megue in Bhutan and Sikkim, Sasquatch and Bigfoot in the United States. The word is popular in Nepal both for a child and adult.

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    Identity In Frankenstein

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    Greeting class and Mr Jolly, as you should know I am Annabelle. Identity is who you are as a person including your beliefs and qualities. Everything you do effects and changes your identity. Identity can be represented by using Visual texts and techniques. Gris Grimly’s graphic novel “Frankenstein”, published in 2013, explores the darkened lives of the Creator and Creature, capturing their characters moving and changing throughout their existence.

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    Personal Perception (Frankenstein) Perception in our society is formed through evaluations of others in our environment. Whenever personal perceptions are developed, it has an effect on the way we treat people. Usually perception is formed based on an individual’s physical traits, and it is usually not accurate. An example of a misperception would be that all big guys are good football players.

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    Determining who the monster is in the novel Frankenstein is a question that could be based on a variety of levels. There is one character that does embody horror and monstrosity in the novel that shows he is the true monster. Victor Frankenstein is the true monster, because he obtained knowledge that only God should possess, he was not capable with his actions to fulfill this knowledge, and allowed his self-ambition and revenge to control him, leading to his destruction. In chapter two of the novel, Victor has a desire and passion to obtain knowledge.

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    Division In Frankenstein

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    The division in social class, handicapped vs. able-bodied, and monster vs. humans between people are created for a sense of equality; but the consequences of these divisions are that a sense of self is lost and thus, the basis of what makes someone a human is absent. The reason equality is sought for is that it is a way for the people in power to stay in power. These elements of equality and forms of division show in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron.” They show the dichotomy affects and dismantles human character and forms negative repercussions in multiple ways such as psychological and socioeconomic. All of these texts will show different types of separation, the common

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    The Mate Debate Have you ever heard the warning to be careful what you've asked for because you just might get it? In Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the main character, Victor Frankenstein, gives life to a creature he made as a science experiment. Victor devotes his time, energy, and well-being, making the creature, but upon creation abandons it. As a result, the creature becomes angry and vengeful, killing many of Victor’s closest loved ones.

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    Dr. Frankenstein grew up as only child by two loving parents but maintains a love and hate relationship with his parents because he senses that they share an affection that in some way that excludes in him. Therefore, Dr. Frankenstein feels like an object of their love not a participant in their love; “he is their plaything and idol” (p.33). Dr. frankenstein have troubled relationships with his friends and family. This explained why Dr. frankenstein goes into science to create frankenstein the monster. Dr. Frankenstein probably suffer from loneliness and depression, so this probably part of the main reason on why he created frankenstein.

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    Now educated and able to speak, he feels that the family he has been watching should accept him as a friend (Shelley 114). Isolation during the making of the monsters 53 and 162 Less evident and arguably more significant is Frankenstein’s isolation due to his guilt. Frankenstein feels that he can not tell anyone about the monster he has created because of the horrible things that the monster has done. The way that Frankenstein interacts with the people closest to him shows how he withdraws from them to isolate himself after the monster is created. One example of this is conveyed when Frankenstein and his friend, Henry Clerval, go on a trip.

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