Tag Archive: Victor Frankenstein

His Side, Monster’s side, and Then the Truth


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s book Frankenstein has three different and distinct narrators in her novel. Each one carries a purpose in delivering the story of Frankenstein and his creation. One of the narrators is… Continue reading

Mary Shelley & Tim Burton : The Frankenstein Effect


Literary monsters have made huge impacts on our society through their influence on books, television and most importantly films. Some of these literary monsters include Dracula and the bogeyman, but thereis one other… Continue reading

Victor: Mary Shelly’s Beowulf


During my Heroes and Monsters of the North Sea Literature course, Professor Smith made the argument that the epic poem Beowulf was a tale that centered on humanity’s duality. To a more causal… Continue reading

Shelley’s Gothic


The Gothic novel capitalizes on bringing to life the horror of the fallen world. It relies heavily on setting and characters to demonstrate the total depravity of man. By taking a close look… Continue reading

Young and Old Frankenstein, A Parody Parallels.


  Frankenstein by Mary Shelley has been adapted in an amplitude of ways for both the stage and screen. Often in the screen adaptations many different aspects of the original are changed however… Continue reading

The Loss of the Frame Narrative of Frankenstein in Film


One of the central features of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein is the frame structure that encapsulates the entire tale. It is a particularly complex device, and features the narrations from several different viewpoints… Continue reading

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