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    Have humans ever accepted their creatures and listened to them as humans? Why does an immortal declaration “All Men Are Created Equal” deny its own definition by rejecting the innocent Frankie Jr.? Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851), an English novelist who was raised by a political philosopher father William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist who promoted women’s rights and education. Mary’s mother was dead when Mary was eleven days old and her father married another woman when Mary was four. Godwin provided his daughter with a rich, informal education and encouraging Mary to adhere to his liberal political theories. Mary later married Percy Shelley, one of her father’s political followers. Mary Shelley’s whole life experienced in politics especially the colonization of America; Mary, the heir to her father, the liberal political man, wrote a Gothic Novel Frankenstein to speak up the idea of slavery (in New England (America) but is originated in England) and the ignoring of society toward human issue that violated “All Men Created Equal.” The novel is also supported Shelley’s mother idea of women’s rights and education. In Frankenstein, Shelley uses connotation, foreshadowing and tragedy to characterize the humanity of the monster and the rejection of society to his needs of love. The monster that Frankenstein had created is not cruel or dangerous as Victor and society think. The creature is friendly and innocent as everyone is who has just born;…

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    Jane Eyre Diary Essay

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    Written Task 1 Jane Eyre Rationale I have decided to write my Written Task 1 as a diary based on the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Born on 1816, Charlotte was one of the many Brontë sisters. She was raised by her stern religious grandparents due to the death of her mother and eldest siblings. She then attended a clergy institute. Following this, she earned a living as a governess and a writer and soon after published the highly-critiqued novel ‘Jane Eyre’ in 1847 under the pseudonym…

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    Mary Shelley, the author of the novel Frankenstein was the daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft, a woman whom many consider to be the first modern feminist. Mary Wollstonecraft authored the pamphlet “Vindication of Women’s Rights” in 1792, in which she argued that women were not, by their nature, inferior to men, but may have appeared so only because they lacked the same educational opportunities to which men had far greater access. Much has been written about Mary Shelley’s life that demonstrates…

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    Women and their Inner Virtues Mary Wollstonecraft was born on 27th of April 1759, born into a family whose father was alcoholic and a gambler that left her and her sister to support themselves. Wollstonecraft became a governess, teacher, and a writer. She championed women’s right and was considered as a reputable very forward-looking feminist. Wollstonecraft had a daughter out of wedlock whose name is Fanny Imlay and later on got married to William Godwin, a popular British philosopher and sadly…

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    century. Frankenstein was one of the most famous works in the world, already been translated to more than one hundred languages since it published. Mary’s parents were very eminent during that time. Her father was William Godwin, a radical political philosopher, and her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, was one of the earliest feminists, who wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Mary 's parents adhered to revolutionary principles both in politics and in their private lives, but in spite of…

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    The Tragic Life of Mary Shelley Mary Godwin, later Mary Shelley, was born to parents Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin and William Godwin on August 30, 1797. Due to complications from the birth of Mary, her mother died on September 10, 1797, just eleven days after having her child (Mellor, xv). Mary’s father, William, was, as his daughter would become, an author; her mother was also a writer, and was, as some believe, the world’s first feminist (bbc.co.uk). Though her mother had died, Mary still had…

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    In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Victor’s world is in a continuous state of change, from his family to his environment. However, the one thing that never deviates in the novel is Victor’s negative perspective of the Creature. Victor cannot change his perspective because he sees himself in the Creature, he has grown to despise himself due to his various actions in the novel, and because of this he hates the monster. Elizabeth, the most important member of Victor’s family, appears to be one of…

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    INTRODUCTION- ‘Mirror’ is a lyrical confessional poem written by Sylvia Plath a year prior to her death. She had written in the year 1961 but it was first published in 1971 by a London firm named Faber and Faber, eight years after her death. It was published as a part of a collection entitled ‘Crossing the Water’. It expresses the feelings of Sylvia Plath by an animated and personified mirror. GENRE- The genre of confessional poetry came into being in the mid-twentieth century with the entry of…

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    Gothic literary works have something that makes a man question and utilize the darkness to observe what should be found rather, than utilizing the light. Frankenstein, brought about by nineteen-year old Mary Shelley, may be the most renowned, most continuing creative work still talked about centuries later. Despite her huge success, Mary battled her own Frankenstein as her world began to disintegrate. It sort of started as a joke or a challenge but Mary took it very seriously; took…

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    A Psychoanalysis of Mary Shelley in Frankenstein A “hideous progeny” as Mary Shelley referred to the monster to as herself (Rothwell). This hideous progeny helps a reader to understand a portion of Mary Shelley’s personality. Which is important in order to truly understand the full context of Frankenstein. Knowing the Mary Shelley’s background and personality is rather insightful psychoanalysing her for better understand her novel. With all the experiences in person’s life it is certain that…

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