Mary Shelley 's ' Frankenstein '

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Liilen Pereira Bloede 11/2/16 Mr. Beadle Frankenstein The fabulous author Mary Shelley finished writing the book Frankenstein in May 1817 and officially published it in January of 1818. This book is science fiction. Some say it’s fiction because the monster is a robot-like human that someone created, but others say it’s non fiction because of the idea that the monster was made from artificial life or a re-animated dead body that someone created. Because this book was written in the 1800’s, it was a little challenging to read and fully understand at times because they talked a different, way back then, than we do now. In my opinion, this book is based off of what was happening in the author’s life around the time it was written. I think…show more content…
They took him as a scary eight foot tall beast that was dangerous. All the monster wanted to be was loved. Victor didn’t make him that way because he didn’t fit in or look the same. He then took revenge on Victor by killing parts of his closest family. Thats when his intentions changed. He then turned into this monster killing machine. “I entered the room where the corpse lay, and was led up to the coffin. How can I describe my sensations on beholding it? I feel yet parched with horror, nor can I reflect on that terrible moment without shuddering and agony, that faintly reminds me of the anguish of the recognition.” In this quote Victor is recognizing how the monster has evolved from this pure harmless thing into a killing machine and he is realizing the effects of what he made. The beginning of the book starts off with the character Robert Walton writing letters to his sister about his voyage he’s on and talks about how he meets Victor out at sea. Robert was a very caring person, he took Victor onto his boat not knowing anything about him. He is also an amazing captain, very smart, and very skilled at navigating. “Farewell, my dear, excellent, Margaret. Heaven shower down blessings on you, save me, that I may again and again testify my gratitude for all your love and kindness.” In my opinion you would need to quote all the letters to Margaret to truly show how kind and genuine Robert is. This quote just begins to show how he’s finishing one of his
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