Essay Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein - Natural Imagery
About Victor Frankenstein’s man made monster, which is extremely ugly, has no bound to the aesthetic theory or the beautiful element of aesthetic theory. The element of grotesque may seem related to, but it is never invoked in specific. So in fact, because the ugly does not have comic effect, it only can be treat as an opposite element of the beautiful.
Since aesthetic theory is the philosophy of beauty if we define it narrowly. Or as the original definition of aesthetic theory, it is the philosophical theory governing the idea of beauty under a given circumstance. To the subject of the uncanny, it belongs to things that are terrible, to all things that arouse dead and creeping horror. It also occupies the vague region of aesthetics, so the only distinguish of uncanny in certain things is the bound of what is fearful. Thus I personally consider the element in Frankenstein as a negative to beautiful or the uncanny element of aesthetic theory.
Mary Shelley delivers a message that is loud and clear, which is do not mess with Nature for the…