The Characteristics Of Romanticism In Frankenstein By Mary Shelley

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Adan Fernandez
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29 March 2017

Romanticism Era Romanticism was a development in the arts and Literature that began in the late eighteenth century, underlining motivation, subjectivity, and the supremacy of the person. Out of thousands of books written, "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley was highly motivated by the Romanticism Era. I Chose Mary and her literary work Frankenstein because it focused tremendously on nature, compassion for mankind, human feelings and rebellion against society. Frankenstein has all the factors to qualify as a great romanticism literary work with one of the best authors Mary Shelley. Your still not convinced, well let me tell you more about the Romanticism time period. Romanticism was a literary
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As an author, she is often credited with enormous creative genius, and rightly so, as is evident when read through the novel. It is important to realize however, how much influence her novels as an Romantic poets had on the ideas she created successfully. One of her famous literary works called Frankenstein has famous quotes involving romanticism. For example, “Soon a gentle light stole over the havens and gave me a sensation of pleasure. I started up and beheld a radiant form rise from among the trees. I gazed with a kind of wonder. It moved slowly, but it enlightened my path” (Shelley 99). She's using nature as an object that's providing both pleasure and utility. The essence of Romantic nature. Any way, Shelley was great at explaining things in details and making sure everything makes sense and running smooth for example, “It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils… It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes…” (Shelley 56). Meaning that by the dim and waning light from his candle, Victor then sees the “dull yellow eye” of his creature open. Recapping on Mary Shelley's work experimented with the displeasure that they feel against all that seems neutral ,
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