Frankenstein, S Writing Style In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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There have been many books that capture the idea of a struggling protagonist but not many that have the complexity of Frankenstein. Written by Mary Shelly, Frankenstein is not only a genre defining book but one that also poses two main characters that share very different stories. The author, Mary Shelley’s writing style allows for the reader to see both the Monster’s and Victor’s side of the story and gives the reader the opportunity to sympathize with each character. This Writing style allows the reader to make their own opinions and assumptions about the characters, as well as, decide who really the victim is and who should be at fault. In the story, Victor has created his Monster without knowing how it will react in the real world and …show more content…
The Monster watches through the walls and sees the interactions of the family and friends. At this time, the Monster begins to learn about the world through stories told to their guests. He also begins to learn language. The Monster quickly makes assumptions about whom he is and where he belongs and believes he can still be a part of society. This idea is shattered though in later on when he confronts Felix but is driven away because of his appearances. Soon after a man shoots the monster assuming that the monster is harming a girl that he is in fact trying to save. The Monster’s knowledge of the world has changed so drastically mental scars form and he will never see the world as innocently as he once …show more content…
This writing style allows the reader to see much more of the story than if told from a first person perspective or just following the protagonist. This style allows for the book to be interpreted by each reader individually as it shows both perspectives and makes the reader decide who they wish to support. Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein is not just a success because of how it started the science fiction genre but because of how the book is written and allows the reader to become a part of

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