This essay discusses Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (1818). There are spoilers.
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s classic gothic novel, originated many horror tropes that we now take for granted: the obsessive mad scientist, resurrection of the dead, the misunderstood monster, and the ultimate folly of playing god. 711 more words
There is a fine line between good and evil, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein treads it very carefully.
I loved this book when I first read it, and re-reading it for my uni course three years later has made me remember why I enjoyed reading it so much the first time. 313 more words