Frankenstein Science Fact Or Science Fiction?

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Franklin Hose
Mrs. Joyner
Dec. 16, 2016
Frankenstein Science fact or Science fiction?
In Frankenstein, the technological parallels of Victor Frankenstein’s lab and 21st-century science resemble the use of Organ Transplants, the use of artificial body parts, and the use of stem cell on people. The use of Organ Transplant, stem cells, and artificial body parts could be the way to extend the life of people even the way to create immortality. In Frankenstein it is never said if the monster ever died there for the readers are left to think that Victor has created immortality. Shelly explains how the monster came to life.“I collected the instruments around me, might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet “ (Shelley 47). He uses dead body parts to make his monster. Victor used a macabre way of organ transplant that involved grave robbing and sowing these rotting corpse parts together to form a “living” being.
In modern day Organ Transplants, they are used to save people by taking organs from living and dead people to save the lives of the living. In the United States of America, the number of people waiting to receive an organ is more than 120,000 people. Of those 120,000 people, thousands die before ever finding a donor that could save their lives. Just one donor could save up to eight lives, for the person receiving the organ, this means a second chance and even a better quality of life. "For some, an organ transplant means no longer having
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