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Context in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Summary: Context in the novel, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born in London, 1797 to well known parents, William Godwin, a philosopher and author, Mary Wollstonecraft. Unfortunately, Mary Wollstonecraft died 11 days after giving birth. Young Mary was raised by her father and a much resented stepmother.

Mary Shelley never went to school. Her father, William Godwin believed that each pupil should "proceed by a plan of his own invention." As an alternative, she was educated in the intellectual circles of her father's contemporaries.

In 1814, at the age of 17, Mary met and fell in love with poet, Percy Shelley. Even though he was married, she eloped with him to France. Percy Shelley married Mary in 1816, after his wife committed suicide.

As Percy Shelley's wife, Mary was exposed to the same influences as her husband, as he was a prominent poet of the Romantic Movement. To think of something romantically is to think of...

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