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Essay | Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
This section contains 1,027 words
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Summary: The essay is about how Romanticism, neoclassicism, and the gothic genre of litterature are all intertwined in this novel and how she uses the genres in order to create the tale.
Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein has been deemed a classic gothic novel. Her monster has frightened many generations throughout the ages, and lingers as a warning of science gone too far. But why did her monster survive the ages? I believe that Mary Shelley's monster managed to hold our attention and chill us to the bone, because she weaved a tale that incorporated the genres of gothic, and romantic literature into a narrative of complete terror, and psychological torment that managed to surpass any other gothic literature of her time.

Gothic Literature was a genre of writing created in the 1780's in order to give form to the impulses and fears of all mankind. It relied heavily upon the ideas of good and evil, and every emotion was symbolically externalized, either by nature, physical appearance, or crime, in order to establish a physical structure for the term evil...

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This section contains 1,027 words
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