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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus Book

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus Book

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

Mary Shelley s famous novel is a frame story an exploring sea captain s log about a strange exhausted man found in the Arctic wilds, who tells his story about creating a creature out of human parts, but, appalled by the result, fled the scene The Creature, however, seeks him out As an inner story, the Creature describes his odyssey, how he learned to speak, how people Mary Shelley s famous novel is a frame story an exploring sea captain s log about a strange exhausted man found in the Arctic wilds, who tells his story about creating a creature out of human parts, but, appalled by the result, fled the scene The Creature, however, seeks him out As an inner story, the Creature describes his odyssey, how he learned to speak, how people reacted to him with horror, and his earnest need for a mate Dr Frankenstein s narrative resumes with his agreement, and then reneging on his promise to create a mate for the Creature In revenge, the Creature wreaks havoc on Dr Frankenstein s family, and eventually one seeks the other to finally end the affair The sea captain closes with his final entries Based on the 1818 first edition, with modernization.Thematically, this is a story of the consequences of scientific ambitions, which were leading into unknown areas as the Industrial Revolution was changing the whole culture of Europe.www.createspace.com 3683197

Title : Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus
Author :  Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Language : English
Isbn : 0942208455
Format : Paperback
Pages : 220 pages

Rating: 4.5

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