Frankenstein Mary Shelley Analysis

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The life of any human being will all start with a blank state of the mind where they have no knowledge about the world. John Locke stated that a child is a blank state that is formed only through experience. A child will learn life experiences through education, observation, and life changing moments. Where all these contribute to how a child’s character and personality will be shaped. Education is a huge factor for how a child will be able to build knowledge and how they’ll find personalities. Mary Shelley the author of Frankenstein has, “How dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge and how much happier that man is who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow.” (43). Which…show more content…
Observation of a young child is used to see how they will react and behave from watching adults or parents. From the National Children for the Education of Young Children says, “That children develop best when they have secure, consistent relationships with responsive adults and opportunities for positive relationships with peers.” (naeyc Co.). Children will only feel comfortable around others they’ve observed and been growing a relationship with. That when they build a relationship with someone else, they become a more sociable personality, and able to be more accable in public with experience of meeting people. Also from the National Children for the Education of Young Children was, “Childhood settings tend to be children's first Communities outside the home, the character of these communities is very influential in development.” (naeyc Co.). The children will be vastly shaped by the community they grow in good or bad. Which affects decisions they make in life and will also shape ideals for them as well. Now that children observe those actions of others, they also have life changing moments that will largely affect their…show more content…
Those moment are life changing because they can cause a positive or negative influence in their life. From a Starting Smart article is, “Children in the first months and the years of life to ensure they provide the kinds of experiences that support optimal development.” (Theresa Hawley). Which is stating that the environment that they experienced going through is not only affecting how and what they’ll decide doing but also affects why, it will be because maybe they saw the unseeable or was in a accident that is how they are shaped. Another thing that the brain of a child of develop when at a life changing moment is found by an article from the University of Maine is, “experience plays a crucial role in “wiring” a young child’s brain. Brain development does not stop after early childhood, but it is the foundation upon which the brain continues developing” (Judith Graham). Which Graham explains that the child after a “life changing moment is going to repond a signal in their body that tells them to remember or recognize a sense triggering the brain, like how a newborn child smelling it’s mother and after that it’s unforgettable in the brain even if you don't remember
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