Childbirth and Motherhood in "Frankenstein"
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This paper analyzes the way in which nineteenth century childbirth procedures impacted Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein". It considers both the birth process in general and the experience in Shelley's own life in particular, as they relate to the tale of Victor Frankenstein and his monster.
From the Paper:"Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is widely considered a novel that warns against the dangers of science. In the character of Victor Frankenstein, Shelley demonstrates how medical and scientific knowledge might be used to create a ghastly monster that experiences.."
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Childbirth and Motherhood in "Frankenstein" (2004, December 01) Retrieved November 29, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/childbirth-and-motherhood-in-frankenstein-71088/
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