Inspiration Coming from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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George Gordon Byron, commonly known as Lord Byron, was a well-known English poet from the Romantic Era who derived from a hell raising family and with similar attitudes shocks the tightknit society of the early nineteenth century with his political views and personal actions. Byron's best-known works are the narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, the work of literature that brought Byron his ‘instant fame’. After almost two hundred years, he is still thought of as one of the greatest and widely read poets. He was often described as flamboyant and mad due to the way he scandalously lived his life. He was widely known for his numerous love affairs with young lovers of both sexes, a rumorous affair with his half-sister, and exile from British society. Lord Byron was also recognized for joining the Greek War of Independence, fighting the tyrants of the Ottoman Empire, for which he was later named a National Hero by the Greeks. His Mock epic poem, Don Juan, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, also known as Mary Shelley, was a radical English Novelist during the Romantic Era. Mary is notoriously identified as the author of the popular novel Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus; which remains widely read and has inspired many films. According to Mark Philp, Mary Godwin Shelley was raised by her controlling father after her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, the famous feminist author, died due to birth complications. Mary started a romantic relationship with one of her
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