Mistakes of Modern Science Related to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Victor Frankenstein's life was destroyed because of an obsession with the power to create life that no one had tried before. The monster he created could be seen as an image of all the mistakes in science. We can use Frankenstein to compare life in modern society, and show that there is a danger in the distant relationship that science creates between the scientist and his work. This is why I think Frankenstein has been read for so long.
When Mary Shelley started to write Frankenstein people were starting to be more liberal with passion, rule breaking and nature because for so long people were under strict religious rules they had to follow and whereas the romantic period started people were not under so many restrictions. This links
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Also Victor says “It was the secrets of heaven and earth that I desired to learn...” once again Victor is eager to learn a secret about science. In chapter two Shelley also uses character foils this is when the author uses other characters to emphasize usually negative sides of the main character, Elizabeth and Henry these two are very alike and childish whereas Victor is serious and more mature.
Chapter three to me shows Victor’s soft side for when his mother dies but also his arrogant side of his obsession with science when Victor says “I had ardently desired the acquisition of knowledge... I longed to enter the world and take my station among other human beings.” When Victor uses “my station” this shows that Victor already thinks that he is meant to achieve greatness in his career. In chapter three Shelley uses foreshadowing"...an omen, as it were, of my future misey" this is when the author creates a negative feeling or hints that a problem will happen to the main character, this is foreshadowing because an omen is like a curse and Victor is saying that it's the start of his future misery.
In chapter four Victor spends all his free time creeping round morgues studying corpses. Victor is starting to realize what he is doing is wrong when he says “ My limbs now tremble and my eyes swim with the remembrance; but then a resistless, and almost frantic, impulse, urged me forward: I seemed to
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