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    Sylvia never died, she and Giacomo would have still been in a loving relationship because he planned for a fruitful future with her. The same cannot be said for Byron, because according to the poem, he had many faults that could have urged his wife to leave him. In the end, both men are left alone and still proclaim undying love. Neither of them can accept the reality that their lovers are gone. Also, in the beginning and ending of “Fare Thee Well,” the narrator seems to be apathetic about his lover’s absence because he repeats the phrase “Fare thee well” as if he is not trying to win her back. In “To Sylvia, there was never a questioning moment about the narrator’s feelings. However, also in this poem, the narrator is angry. He is angry at nature, which is another theme significant to the Romantic period. Nature obstructs his ideal love. Anger is not an emotion that is presented in “Fare Thee Well.” For both poems, the content and message given is very different. For Bryon, he is merely criticizing himself while attempting to save his marriage and for Leopardi, he is questioning the reason why his love had to exist if it was going to be taken away from him so quickly. The mood in “To Sylvia” is sorrowful and melancholy, while the mood in “Fare Thee Well” They both dreamed of futures with their loved ones. For example, Byron wrote, “All my hopes-where’er thou goest-Wither-yet with thee they go,” and Leopardi…

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    Today’s society, for better or worse, is built around judging others by the way they look. In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, there is a lot of judging people by only the way they look, which prevents from getting to know the person. The book is surrounded by the monster that in the beginning is very innocent but through the reactions of the people is forced to become a bad person. Mary Shelley uses critical race theory to demonstrate how society instead of trying to understand they…

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    Fatalism In Frankenstein

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    DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS original The role of victor is subverting the mythological customs in Frankenstein. Generally the maker is well thought-out higher and ideal in his traits though, in this tale, the creator himself is imperfect he fails to possess his very own formation. On the absolute contrast, Mary Shelley depicts the individual to be a lonely being who survive his whole life wishing a partner and acquaintance. The individual is so abandoned by the social order, so deserted by Victor…

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    Conceived from a society experiencing drastic social upheaval, mutinous political unrest, and revolutionary scientific and technological advancements, Gothic literature emulates the society in which it was born and has transcended generations with its evolution of a literary archetype, whose charismatic and vicious personality captivates its audiences. During the nineteenth century, the romantic-gothic literary movement featured unconventional writers such as Lord Byron, Mary Shelly, and Emily…

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    The Day of the Locust and Frankenstein are uniquely telling the same story, the story of Hollywood. The characters in both the novel and the film share great similarities, as Sarver explains with Homer and the monster. A very similar comparison can be drawn between Faye and Dr. Frankenstein. Their relationship is dependent upon Sarver’s parallel, because Faye is to Homer as Frankenstein is to the monster. The connection between Faye and the doctor lies in their utter disregard for those around…

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    Isolation in Frankenstein “Solitude was my only consolation – deep, dark, deathlike solitude.” In chapters 9 and 10 Victor Frankenstein isolates himself from his family and all the people that reminded him of the monster that he has created. We also see isolation in the creation of Frankenstein’s monster in chapters 11 and 12. Isolation is the state of being separated from other people. Victor Frankenstein and the monster isolated themselves from society, but for different reasons and it…

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    On its face, Frankenstein is the creation story of a man-made human, turned monster. In reality, this tale is not about the creation of human, but rather the monstrous quality of devaluing a human. In short, Victor makes a human by hand, labels it a monster. He spends the rest of the story becoming a monster himself because he refuses to acknowledge the humanity of his creation. Here, to dehumanize a person is a monstrous act. Dehumanization is a broad term for things like: marginalization,…

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    Frankenstein: The Result of Too Much Ambition The 1818 story of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley tells the story of Victor Frankenstein and his over desire to create life from death. After having a normal upbringing, Victor’s life turns upside down when his creature creates more problems than expected. It’s a story of caution, as that begins in the present and flashes back to see where Victor went wrong. The book has many themes, one of the biggest being ambition. It asks, when is too much ambition…

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    “She Walks in Beauty” by Lord Byron "She Walks in Beauty" is a short lyrical famous poem that written in 1814 by Lord Byron. It was published with several poems in 1815 called “Hebrew Melodies”. The poem was written about Byron’s cousin, Anne Wilmot. Which he met her the night before where this poem was inspired by its beauty. Anne was in mourning, wearing a black shimmering dress set with spangles. "She Walks in Beauty" can be seen as a love poem about a beautiful woman but it is not. It is…

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    When one is asked to think of their idea of a monster, they usually come up with something along the lines of no emotions, no remorse, and pure disgust. On the contrary, two prominent novels in literature, Grendel by John Gardner and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, claim that monsters can indeed show emotions and the ability to reason as a normal human being. Both novels introduce a physically hideous monster on the outside, isolated from the rest of the world. These two creatures are shown to…

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