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“This Monstrous Thing” by Mackenzi Lee

This book (signed by the author, no less) was given to me as a cast off. It had been received as a door prize… Talk about low expectations! 292 more words

In Defense of Fantasy and Scifi

I came across this article on Wired today, about how colleges aren’t accepting of the fantasy and science fiction genre as a valid literary avenue. I agree that for the most part, they are not. 282 more words


Frankenstein Survey!

This Frankenstein survey is one of the most accurate and interesting ones that I have found. It tests almost every aspect of the book and asks actual questions that could be on a test. 54 more words


Robert Walton Analysis

Robert Walton is the narrator of the story. He is a sea captain that wants to reach the North Pole, but his boat gets stuck between two ice sheets. 293 more words


Mary Shelly Needs Your Help

Mary Shelly is the first word in traditional horror – she is the creator of Frankenstein, the most memorable character in horror history. The lady died sometime in the late 1800s of brain tumor, but her legacy remains intact. 115 more words


The Religious Context of Frankenstein

The thrilling story of Frankenstein was written throughout 1817 and 1818 by Mary Shelley. The religious context of these years seems to have greatly influenced the author on many points. 278 more words


Mary Wollstonecraft and her Influence on Frankenstein

Born in 1759, in London, Mary Wollstonecraft was an English writer and activist for educational and social equality for women. After surviving an unhappy childhood with an alcoholic and violent father, Mary Wollstonecraft spent time as a lady’s companion, a schoolmistress, and a governess. 172 more words