Frankenstein's Monster, By Mary Shelley

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In the book Frankenstein’s Monster, written by Mary Shelley, a monster is created from the body of a man. The scientist loses control of the creature, and it goes on a rampage, until it the creature gets caught on an iceberg and floats out to sea. Frankenstein is a horrifying story, but not just a horror story. It’s a powerful story about a scientist who uses his discovery without thinking of the consequences. Shelley’s “Dr. Frankenstein” is a typical 19th-century scientist, drunk with the power he thinks that science can give him, not over men, but nature. Is science really giving us power over nature, or is it creating monsters that will destroy us? According to Frankenstein’s Monster, the latter is correct…
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