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    Pride Leads to Destruction Mary Shelley, the author of the well known Frankenstein, centered her novel around two dynamic characters. In this Gothic novel, protagonist Victor Frankenstein bestows life upon lifeless matter, which becomes the antagonist. Victor grew up in affluence and under the aegis of loving parents. Also, he grew up during the transition from natural philosophy to a modern system of science. At age seventeen, Victor’s pursuit of knowledge became arduous. He abandoned his…

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    (30)” Victor recognizes how sublime nature is and it’s ability to be greater than anything he is dealing with. It gives him strength and happiness to know their is something greater at work. He finds solace in nature after he hears about the death of William. He states,…

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    acceptance, but he was forced to experience the cruelties of men. With determination and resentment to find the answers, he pursued to find his creator, but cruelty had challenged him throughout his journey. Frankenstein, a thrilling story written by Mary Shelley, introduced the readers to the ironic meaning of “sympathetic monster”,…

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    flaunting ever changing lists of alleged communists within the state of department. Egged on by other politicians, he continued to make outrageous accusations while distorting or fabricating evidence.” This relates to the main antagonist Abigail Williams from Arthur Miller's play The Crucible because on Abigail’s quest to gain the love of John Proctor, she and her friends started the Salem witch hunt. The girls ran around accusing many people; the people they disliked and those who got in their…

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    Taylor Boesch Mrs. Schroder English IV Standard 7 December 2017 Frankenstein Gets Gothic Mary Shelley wrote the novel Frankenstein, a unique story, at the time that gothic literature had been becoming more and more popular. Gothic literature is a modern genre, Frankenstein is not the first of this. This genre has been around since 1754 and Frankenstein was written in 1817. Gothic does not necessarily mean dark makeup and leather jackets, but more like castles, dungeons, creatures, or a damsel in…

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    something of that sort. But, a monster can be anyone. A person’s actions dictate whether or not they can truly be considered a monster; If they demean others then their cruelty can turn them into one. This is the case in Frankenstein, a novel by the young Mary Shelley. Victor Frankenstein is a young adult in college that craves for more and more knowledge. He does the impossible and recreates life. But, Victor ends up being unhappy with the way things turn out. His actions reflect his…

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    Mary Shelley purposely has the female characters portray innocence throughout the novel Frankenstein, while the male, Victor has a large ego that conflicts with the females lives. It leads to the destruction of Justine first, by having his ego block him from setting the innocent women free from the crime that he committed. His worry of his ego being lowered, caused him to not stand up for Justine. Due to his worry of his ego being faltered he tries to boast it up by leaving Elizabeth alone to…

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    Frankenstein, also known as the Modern Prometheus, is a story begins with captain finding this man dying of hypothermia on a dog sled, brought him on his ship and while the man was dying, he told the captain his life story. His story was about himself, a scientist, who was struck with grief when his mother died that he believed he could bring back the deceased by using electricity. His first trial and error he used his dog after it had been hit by a carriage, it lived for a short period and then…

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    Mary Shelley’s imaginative novel known as Frankenstein; or Modern Prometheus was published in 1818. This was an era were political influence, romantic thinking and the feminist movement were an evolving issue in society. These were controversial symbols which characterized a very male dominant society, to which Marry did not want to be accustomed to. This is due to the influence of such illustrious parents. Being daughter of a philosopher and radical thinker known as William Godwin and an active…

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    The Crucible Essay In The Crucible, Arthur Miller was successful on educating readers about history and encouraging them to not make the same mistakes of the past. The McCarthy era was more of an ideological war, meaning an idea that scared people to death, rather than a real war. The major issue that happened in Salem is that people were falsely accused of being witches when there was no real evidence of witchcraft. I believe that Arthur Miller did a sound job of getting his readers to…

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