The Novel Of Frankenstein By Mary Shelley Essay

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The novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley, brought a new era to the writing industry. Shelley’s novel can be described as dark, mysterious, and perplexing due to the actions faced and made throughout the book. Inspiration for writing such a novel arose from Shelley’s personal life and incidents endured throughout it. Although she didn’t directly experience certain events written in the novel, she did experience the same or similar amount of darkness and melancholy in her life. The novel produced by Shelley tells the story of a peculiar creature being brought to life, certain events such as deaths, rumors, and nightmares were all factors in Shelley’s life used to concoct the novel we now know as Frankenstein. Mary Shelley was born on August 30, 1797 in London, England ("Mary Shelley." Wikipedia. Wikipedia). Born as the daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, who both happened to be successful and well respected novelists at the time, Shelley would grow up to follow in their footsteps ("Mary Shelley." Wikipedia. Wikipedia). Sadly, ten days after giving birth to Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft passed away from enigmatic circumstances ("Mary Shelley." Wikipedia. Wikipedia). This left Shelley and her half-sister, Fanny Imlay in the care of their father William. Fanny just so happened to be Mary Wollstonecraft’s daughter whom she conceived after a scandalous affair with a soldier (Biography.com Editors. "Mary Shelley Biography"). When Shelley was merely a…

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