Monstrosity In Frankenstein Essay

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In this paper I intend to unravel the mysterious components of the monster created and fabricated by Mary Shelley to determine the concept of Gothicism and monstrosity through the combination of fiction, horror and terror throughout the Romantic age. The important gothic element is the presence of supernatural and mysticism. The invention of monster figure does not only evoke terror but at the same time becomes an instrument of mockery at the advances in science and technology. As the subtitle of the text ‘Modern Prometheus” suggests a battle between human will and culpability.
Mary Shelley born in London on August 30,1797, the only child of two renowned radical, William Godwin author of ‘Enquiry’ which condemned all human institutions
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