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8th of 15 Kaiju Posts by Nathan Webb

#8: Frankenstein’s Monster

April 14, 2014 at 9:39pm

Whose Kaiju is it?  There aren’t many Kaiju on this list with such an easy answer.  Dr. Victor Frankenstein had a thing about death–he was very much against it.   813 more words

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The beauty of reading a work of great influence goes beyond the beauty of the text; it can also give us insight into the writer. Through reading Frankenstein we get a look at the education of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. 488 more words

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Tranquility

“Seek happiness in tranquility and avoid ambition even if it be only the apparently innocent one of distinguishing yourself in science and discoveries.”

― Mary Shelley

Frankenhooker (1990)

“Wanna date? Going out? Looking for some action?

Horror filmmaker Frank Henenlotter is one of the few directors who has been able to capture the sleaze and depravity of the lost, bygone 42nd Street/Grindhouse era. 1,214 more words

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55 Classics Review #5 - Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

As I was finishing Frankenstein I happened upon the cover of a children’s science magazine that said, “Should we bring extinct species back to life?” It is troubling to me that the imaginary science of Frankenstein is so dangerously close to what we find modern science capable of today and the moral obligations are still as foreign to those who practice now as they were to Frankenstein himself. 661 more words

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