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This paper discusses Shelley's horror novel, "Frankenstein", and how the author deals with a number of modern themes including the consequences of man's arrogance towards the natural order of life. It focuses on the theme of playing God and its consequences.
From the Paper:"In Mary Shelley's horror novel, "Frankenstein", the author deals with a number of modern themes including the consequences of man's arrogance towards the natural order of life. While being told from the perspective of Robert Walton, a captain and adventurer, the story of Frankenstein focuses on the supernatural success of his friend, Victor Frankenstein whose endeavor to reverse death through creating a creature out of body parts, comes true with horrifying circumstances. The story is told through letters Walton writes to his sister telling of his encounter with Victor Frankenstein, whom he has nursed back to health on his ship that is presently trapped in the arctic ice (Shelly, 9). Through his slight recovery and leading up to his death ..."
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"Frankenstein" (2005, December 01) Retrieved December 15, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/frankenstein-88068/
""Frankenstein"" 01 December 2005. Web. 15 December. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/frankenstein-88068/>