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How Does Mary Shelley Explore the Idea of Society in Frankenstein?

Summary: Shelley explores the mindset of society in Frankenstein through demonstrating the way in which society members treat a living product of scientific knowledge, relative to their class, social status and religious beliefs. Shelley suggests that the society of the time did not approve of scientific knowledge as it threatened various elements of society.
How does Shelley explore the idea of society in Frankenstein"

Shelley explores the idea of society in Frankenstein through demonstrating the way in which society members treat a living product of scientific knowledge and how this relates to their class and place in society and their beliefs.

Through depicting society's reaction to the creature that Victor creates as negative, as well as showing Victor's reflections on the turmoil this creature creates, Shelley suggests that the society of the time did not approve of scientific knowledge as it threatened various elements of society. Society's religious beliefs of God being the only pro-creator were threatened by science as Victor has attempted to play the role of God by procreating, as the creature's language suggests "natural lord" "my creator", and uses religiously negative language throughout the novel, for instance "I bore a...

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