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A Gene By Any Other Name...

An acquaintance of mine, on a message board, recently played the Frankenstein gambit in a discussion about the politicization of science.  Here’s his quote (modified slightly to improve readability): 3,704 more words


Revenge Seen in Volume III of Frankenstein

In Volume III of Frankenstein, the theme of revenge is prominently seen. Victor’s monster gets turned away by every person he comes in contact with (because of his frightening appearance) and anger as well as revenge for the human race starts to build up inside of him. 252 more words


27 February, 2015 14:47

In Shelley’s Frankenstein there is a theme of revenge. Victor tells the monster that he will create a female companion for him. The monster threatens Victor and says that if he does not make the female monster he will kill more family members and seek revenge on the people that Victor loves. 253 more words


Friday Reads - Closing time....

I can’t believe I haven’t done one of these for a few weeks, oh well.  157 more words


"There is something in your words"

The narrator changes often throughout the novel and before it even begins, readers are presented with Mary Shelley’s introduction. Without the introduction, people would be horrified that a young girl could come up with a story as disturbing as this one. 634 more words

Not Pretty But Real

I can’t believe that none of my English classes in high school made us read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It is perhaps one of the greatest books I just read in my college literature class and it will forever be one of my favorites from now on. 922 more words


The Green Man


They buried it deep inside.
The seed of the beginning.
Filled tubes with nutrients
and chanted the quickening.
Patiently they waited
for their greatest creation. 30 more words

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