Frankenstein Essay | Man's Pursuit to be God in "Frankenstein" Literature

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Man's Pursuit to be God in "Frankenstein" Literature

Summary: In "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley and subsequent movies based upon the novel, man's desire to obtain a god-like role and create life is a key theme. But when man tries, he fails and this failure is represented by the monster that Dr. Frankenstein has created.
Man's Pursuit to be God

In the novel, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley presents the common theme of man's desire for knowledge, relationship and hope. The movie Frankenstein (1932) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935) both directed by James Whale, were a remake of the novel based on these similar themes. These themes lightly touch on the concerns of man attempting to be God, the battle between good and evil and man's quest for acceptance and relationship. Since the novel was not exciting enough to attract people's interest, Hollywood had to tweak some very important parts and change it to make it more interesting. This resulted in changing the plot, characters and ending of the original novel. The two movies focus on the character's external appearance and attitudes, while the novel focuses on the internal mind and emotions of the characters.

The three main characters, Victor, Henry...

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