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Essay | The Relevance of Frankenstein

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The Relevance of Frankenstein

Summary: Reviews the Mary Shelley classic gothic novel, Frankenstein. Considers if the themes portrayed in the novel are still relevant for a modern audience.

The novel Frankenstein is as relevant and terrifying as it was when it was first published in 1818.

Explain how Mary Shelley makes her narrative effective and why it has fascinated and shocked audiences for nearly 190 years.

Refer to chapter five in particular when victor creates the monster as well as giving an overview of the novel.

Mary Shelly conceived this novel in 1816 at the villa diodati on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland. This is where Mary Shelly spent most of her summer with Percy Shelly, Claire Claremont, Lord Byron and D.R Polidori. After reading a German ghost stories book called "fantasmagoring" it inspired the group to write a supernatural story themselves. Even though Mary Shelly wasn't the first to write a book after her vision this inspired her to write Frankenstein. She describes her vision as seeing a man standing by the side of...

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