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Isolation As An Addiction in Frankenstein

While reading Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, one of the themes I found most relevant was the addictive isolation that Victor puts himself in while creating the monster, and in turn, the isolation of the monster himself. 1,035 more words



The city of Bath in the South of England is known for its beautiful Roman ruins and as the setting for Jane Austen’s Persuasion. The city itself celebrates its ancient and literary history while also providing tourists with exclusive, high-end shops amid the bathhouses and museums. 715 more words

Frankenstein; The Modern Prometheus: An Anniversary Celebration of Sorts

Frankenstein astir:

From the beginning the plot, the set design, the special effects and makeup grabbed the attention of it viewers. The scenes when the Frankenstein monster gradually comes to life was considered by critics “probably the most remarkable ever committed to film.” 649 more words

Film Premiers

Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft – Advocate of Women’s Rights

Mary Wollstonecraft (27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an eighteenth-century English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women’s rights. 249 more words

God Or Science

Halloween is here!

Happy Halloween everyone! How could a blog partly devoted to all things horror not post something today?

Here’s a few of my favourite Halloween morsels: 55 more words

TV & Film

Happy National Frankenstein Day!

Hello Friends,

I hope you are enjoying your Wednesday! Today is not only National Frankenstein Day but it is also my mother’s birthday! Happy Birthday to the woman who created me!   92 more words

Seasonal Love

Halloween at the Steins

Halloween at the Steins

Things were abuzz in the Franklin Stein household on Halloween. Franklin’s wife, Mary Shelly, was hosting a party.

Shelly usually did all the work for the soiree herself, but this year she asked her friend Elvira to help. 1,778 more words

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