How Does Mary Shelley Use Scientific Discoveries In Frankenstein

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At the time of writing the novel “Frankenstein” there was a lot of new scientific discoveries being made. People were very much interested at that time at what science was doing for them, this could be the reason the novel is focused on a lot of conscious discovery throughout. Mary was very young writing the novel, she was only 19. It is said that she had a dream and that is what inspired her to write the novel. Mary Shelley uses pathetic fallacy for the climatic event, an example of this is when Frankenstein’s creation is born. "It was on the dreary night of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils”. You can tell, as the reader, that things are about to go wrong, because it says “dreary night of November”. The word dreary can mean gloomy, dark or dismal. This allows the reader to think ahead and realise that something bad is going to happen. He always says it was his accomplishment of his toils, which makes the reader believe that’s when he’d accomplished what he’d been trying to do for so long. It makes the reader think ahead and helps them realise the creation…show more content…
Frankenstein should have loved the creature unconditionally because the monster was like his child. After seeing the Monster, Frankenstein ran away and locked himself in his room, and hoped that when he woke up it would all be gone. This shows Frankenstein in an evil light for making the Monster feel unwanted. The monster would have been born innocent and pure. It’s the way you are brought up that affects the outcome of the person. This part of the novel links to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, because Jekyll tries to play God in his novel when he creates another side to himself, although he doesn’t actually create another person he does make himself become a completely new person after taking a medicine. He shows the evil side of himself, but by choice. This causes many tragedy’s as does the monster, they both cause murders and
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