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    Although there are a lot of similarities to the poem “Frankenstein” and the poem “Frankenstein returns, there are a lot of differences to the poems too. Story by story is the way that I think that will help you understand. And don’t go away because I’ll tell you the differences and the similarities. The poem Frankenstein is about the Boran getting cadavers from dead people to make a monstrous man. Now, just because he is made of cadavers from dead people doesn’t mean he’s a mean guy. The

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    Harold Bloom, sharing his viewpoint on Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, stated that “The monster is at once more intellectual and more emotional than his maker; indeed, he excels Frankenstein…The greatest paradox and most astonishing achievement of the novel is that the monster is more human than his creator.” Bloom’s comment implies that one of the characters is superior to the other, yet, based on comparison, both Frankenstein and the monster equally lack in intelligence and emotion and in

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    Comparing Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Kenneth Branagh's Frankenstein Most Americans have some idea of who Frankenstein is, as a result of the many Frankenstein movies. Contrary to popular belief Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a scientist, not a monster. The "monster" is not the inarticulate, rage-driven criminal depicted in the 1994 film version of the novel. Shelley’s original Frankenstein was misrepresented by this Kenneth branagh film, most likely to send a different message to the

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    Comparing and Contrasting Victor and the Monster Mary W. Shelley’s brilliant gothic story, Frankenstein, is one that emits the prevalent theme of light versus dark, in which possesses obvious characteristics of a novel written during the romantic era. The novel tells the account of the overambitious Victor Frankenstein, who created a monster in hopes that he’d be known for crafting something human from the body parts of corpses with physical and mental advantages in society, basically playing the

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    1.2 Background Information about the novel As we know, Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus was first published anonymously because of the prejudices about the females, and it was immediately assumed that it was written by a man (Bloom, 2008, p.29). Here in this novel, Shelley included a lot of things from her personal life, she pointed here also her political view and her impression about her own travels (Bloom, 2008, p.44). Mary had a lot similarities with her mother Mary Wollstonecraft in different

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    Frankenstein and the Creature's relationship directly parallels their subconscious understanding of God. Whereas the Creature sees each of them fulfill distinct roles of Creator and creation, Victor feels the duality of being both created and Creator. Paradise Lost indoctrinated the Creature with its own testimony of the creation story and filled his subconscious with ideas of conflict and betrayal. Victor's exposure is consequence of the Christian-dominant culture of Europe in his time. From a psychoanalytical

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    While the notion seems counterintuitive, humanity plays a significant role in the creation of evil. This link between humanity and the monsters that plague it was heavily considered during the Romantic and Victorian Eras. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Victor's initial rejection of his creation, his continual disgust for the monster, and his unwillingness to please the creature all serve to drive the creatures malicious intent. Victor tries to escape his problems, so he abandons the creature. Victor

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    At the first glance, Victor Frankenstein and his Creature appear as complete opposites with little to nothing in common. Victor seems intelligent and humane while the Creature’s actions insinuate that he possesses uneducated and monstrous qualities. After becoming more familiar with the characters and their actions, the pair still seem to have a few differences; however, they share some key characteristics. Finally, after analyzing Frankenstein and the Creature’s personalities and habits, it becomes

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    Comparing and Contrasting Shelley's Frankenstein with Brook's Young Frankenstein The 1818 book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and the 1972 movie Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks both portray the differences in feminism regarding the cultural times through the character of Elizabeth. When Mary Shelley wrote the book Frankenstein, she was on a mission to pursue equal rights in education for her daughter. In Shelley's time, the only way to show feminine empowerment was to be literate and well-poised

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    For the better or for the worse, for the dull or for the sharp, there were moments in the Frankenstein book that were different from the events in the movie. There could many different explanations for this but the one that feels to be most prevalent is how the scene fits. Some scenes look better when seen with eyes then just reading and visa versa. There were little differences but in this I will be highlighting the more important differences in the story. One of the more gruesome scenes in the

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