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S: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

FC: Frankenstein | By Mary Shelley | Jessicalynn Nieves

1: The unofficial guide to Frankenstein

2: Mary Shelley was born on August 30, 1797 in London, England. Both of her parents were noted writers in the 1800s. When her mother passed (10 days after her birth) and her father remarried she was left alone and unhappy. One month before her 17th birthday she ran way with her lover Percy Shelley(famous poet). Over the years they had 4 children all but one died shortly after birth. In 1822, her husband drowned at sea and she was left a widow. Sir Timothy Shelley helped to support her and he child. She wrote many different books, but her most famous was Frankenstein. She died on February 1, 1851 and age 53.

3: They were forced to stay inside most of the time. After listening to ghost stories Lord Byron challenged them to come up with the most terrifying ghost story they could think of. | Mary Shelley had spent some time at Lord Byron's House the Villa Diodati. It was a magnificent sight of landscaped gardens. However, the time she spent there was dark, rainy and cold because the Tambora volcano ejected tons of ash into the atmosphere. | After several days of stormy weather, she had a nightmare of a man standing over a hideous creature that he brought to life with a machine. A year later if was a full novel.

4: Frankenstein is about a man named Victor Frankenstein who was convinced that he discovered the secret to life. He decided to piece old body parts together and create a living being. One night his creation came to life and when he realized the mistake of creating a hideous monster he runs to his friend Henry for help. When the monster goes missing he returns home only to find out that his brother was murdered. While walking thought the woods where his brother was murdered he sees the monster and and believes that it killed him. When he finds out that Justine Moritz (a kind girl who was adopted into the Frankenstein family) is accused of killing his brother and is put to death, he feels responsible for killing to innocent loved ones. In his remorse he sets out on a vacation to the mountains where he then runs into the monster who admits to the murder of his brother. The monster explains that he only struck out at his brother in order to injure victor. He then begs victor for understanding and to create a mate for him because he is lonely. Victor refuses but the monster eventually convinces him and he goes to England to get the information to create a female. Later on he realizes that it would be a major mistake so he destroyed it. The monster then swear revenge and ends up killing both Henry and his new bride Elizabeth. Victor then swears revenge on him but dies before he can. The monster finds out and heads northward into the ice to die.

6: "I an alone and miserable;man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create." | The Frankenstein wanted Victor to create a mate for him.

7: Frankenstein was isolated because he was a hideous monster. He was different than everyone else and nobody could understand him. | The only thing that could understand how he feels would be someone like him. He was also dangerous in a way so it was better if he was alone.

8: This story is similar to the Genesis creation because man was made. It was the beginning of life.

9: This story was different from the Genesis creation story because in this story the creator isn't God and he only created one being. In the creation story God cerated man and women. God also created them in His image, and not out of old body parts but out of the dirt from the earth.

10: The Frankenstein movies: The Original Frankenstein 1931 The Bride of Frankenstein 1937 The Son of Frankenstein 1939

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