Analysis Of Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein Essay

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“Through the blur, I wondered if I was alone or if other parents felt the same way I did - that everything involving our children was painful in some way. The emotions, whether they were joy, sorrow, love or pride, were so deep and sharp that in the end they left you raw, exposed and yes, in pain. The human heart was not designed to beat outside the human body and yet, each child represented just that - a parent 's heart bared, beating forever outside its chest.” Quote by Debra Ginsberg In the novel Frankenstein, written by Mary Shelley in 1818. This quote describes the novel of Frankenstein about motherhood. How the hardships and emotional pain established throughout the novel. Having a mother is a wonderful honor and privilege but some people don’t have a mother to provide for them just like Frankenstein. I have always recalled that motherhood is about happiness and affection when the mother is giving birth to a beautiful child but that is not the case in Frankenstein. Motherhood in Frankenstein is debatable according to critics and writers who have discuss the importance of the nonexistent mother saying it either Mary Shelley or Mother Nature but never acknowledge that both parts are contributed to outline the entire novel of Frankenstein.
In Frankenstein according to Ellen Moers in “Female Gothic: The Monster’s Mother. Ellen Moers is referring Mary Shelley being the mother for Frankenstein. “For Frankenstein is a birth myth, and one that was lodged in the…

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