Mary Shelley 's Novel And Exotic Beautiful Places Essay

2160 WordsDec 6, 20169 Pages
Frankenstein was a novel written by author Mary Shelley in 1818. The novel tells the story of a scientist named Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque creature. The novel is a mix of Gothic and romantic literature. Shelley sets her novel and exotic beautiful places, which is an example of romanticism. She also uses gothicism by focusing on the death and gruesome macabre. Throughout the novel Shelley uses both romantic and Gothic elements in the setting ,characterization ,subject matter ,and plot . Mary Shelley the author of Frankenstein was born August 30th, 1797, in London England. Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley 's husband was a romantic poet. When Shelley first published Frankenstein she published it anonymously. Many people believe her husband wrote the novel. Mary Shelley I have been friends with many Romantic Poets such as William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge. Even though her writing was not Britney in the same but tons of her colleagues Mary Shelley was a contemporary of the Romantic Poets. Mary Shelley 's novel was heavily influenced by The Romantics. “Romanticism was an attitude or intellectual orientation that characterized many works of literature, painting, music, architecture, criticism, and historiography in Western civilization over a period from the late 18th to the mid-19th century. Romanticism can be seen as a rejection of the precepts of order, calm, harmony, balance, idealization, and rationality that typified Classicism in general and
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