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Moral Values In Frankenstein
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942 wordsFrankenstein is a novel that was written by Mary Shelley. It was first published in 1818. The story was about a man named Victor Frankenstein who created a monster that committed a series of murders when he was rejected by society. Mary Shelley was the author of the novel Frankenstein. She was born in August of 1797 and died in February of 1857, at the age of fifty-four. In the summer of 1816, Mary stayed with a poet named Byron. Also staying with Byron was his physician Polidori and JaneClarmon...
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1,016 words... semblance of her own gentleness. By contrast, the creature unfailingly enrages Victor, causing him to lose self-control and become violent. Whilst the feminine roles are flat and manipulated to affect the character and actions of the male roles, the latter are considerably more defined. As Elizabeth Fay writes, Shelley shows the realistic weaknesses and frailties of men in the novel. Walton is presented as sexist and selfish, mocking his sisters fears for his safety in his opening sentence: ...
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