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The Novels of Mary Shelley
A comparison of the central themes in "Frankenstein" with Mary Shelley's other works.
# 125135 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (English)

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This paper uses some of the central themes from Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein" as a basis for comparison and contrast to Shelley's other works, including "Mathilda", "Ladore", "The Last Man" and "Valperga".

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"The enormous and enduring popularity of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's classic novel, "Frankenstein", often overshadows her other novels like "Mathilda", "The Last Man", "Valperga" and "Lodore". Yet these novels all feature themes that are quite comparable to Shelley's most famous work, especially with respect to conveying autobiographical details from the author's life as they revolve around the concepts of gender, identity and patriarchy. The theme of a male giving birth to life in Frankenstein demonstrates the irrelevance attached to the female gender in..."

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