Frankenstein vs. the Terminator: Themes of Science, Feminism, and Romanticism

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Author of Frankenstein, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; Born on 30th August 1797-Died on 1st February 1851. In her time she was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, a travel-writer and her Gothic novel Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus 1818. Marry Shelley, when she made a conscious decision to produce Frankenstein, she literally collected her own demons together to create her own autobiography in Frankenstein. Her book shows heartbreak towards conception. In other words where she had problems of having children of her own, she wanted to show this in her book. The author of Frankenstein also managed to make it a science-fiction novel of its time as one of the classics.

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Marry Shelley has her main character create a monster to show how science can go wrong, possibly she may not even have imagined that her readers would have empathy towards the monster Victor had created. Through her Frankenstein novel It shows her feelings towards how she wished she could have created her own perfect baby, which nature kept teasing her with. In Terminator, like the text of Frankensteinr-1 1984. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character is the terminator the machine from the future 2029. It was scientifically created to stop John Connor before his conception took place (before the sexual act took place) which would have enabled the machines to take over the world.

Victor, knowing that his work is still imperfect, yet, when he considered the improvement which everyday takes place in science and mechanics; he was encouraged to hope his present attempt would at least lay the foundations of future success.
Shelley, M (1818). Frankenstein. Oxford world classics text, page 35
Playing with nature trusting his own skills of science and determination of curiosity, took over his better judgment and made him that much more determined of achieving what no man has ever achieved and creating what no man ever had created, ETERNAL LIFE. Not necessarily by God by the man himself the legend he hoped to be. He seemed to have placed God and science in one. What Victor has proven here is as long as science succeeds it

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