Tim Burton’s Astonishing Originality

As mentioned in older posts, Frankenstein really has transcended time to take part of our society. As you most likely already know as well, the novel has used movies as a medium to travel through time. Thus, allowing different philosophers, directors, or artists to create movies with different aspects in order to impress the audience.…

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Elizabeth Lavenza

Elizabeth Lavenza Frankenstein is the adopted sister of Victor, which he considers as his cousin. She is a lively and joyful person that displays unconditional affection to her surroundings. She was raised and educated by the Frankenstein family, and after the death of Justine Moritz, she takes on the maternal tasks of the family. Furthermore,…

Henry Clerval

Henry Clerval is considered as Victor’s childhood best friend. We could even go as far as saying that he is part of the Frankenstein family. Henry is the one responsible for nursing Victor back to health in Ingolstadt after he created the Monster. Eventually, Henry goes on a trip with Victor in Europe for his…

Frankenstein Summary Song

So here it is. I teased about this a few posts ago if you’ve been following, and now it is finally here. A song that summarizes the beginning of the novel Frankenstein. This song was able to come together with the help of Christophe Caron, who spent some time into finding the sampled voice in…

Is “Frankenstein” About Abortion?

Mary Shelley’s classic work of literature will always be a topic of analytical overview and debate. For instance, the ideals of religion, specifically Christianity, has been overviewed and analyzed numerous times using the novel throughout the past two centuries. This is mostly due to Shelley’s use of implementing the books “Paradise Lost”, and the bible…

Volume III, Part 2 of 2

On Frankenstein and Elizabeth’s wedding night, the newly married man hears his wife’s scream. Frankenstein realizes the true significance of the monster’s threat. He finds Elizabeth’s lifeless body. Furious, Frankenstein sets out on a mission to destroy his Creature. To track the monster, Frankenstein relays on Walton to travel the frozen north. Frankenstein dies, due…

Volume III, Part 1 of 2

At the end of volume 2, the Creature asks Frankenstein to create a female for him. Frankenstein tries to delay the fulfilment of his promise. While in Geneva, Frankenstein’s father proposes that Frankenstein follows his mother’s dying wish by marrying Elizabeth (p109). Before marrying Elizabeth, Frankenstein wants to create the Creature’s mate, which he delays…

Robert Walton Analysis

Robert Walton is the narrator of the story. He is a sea captain that wants to reach the North Pole, but his boat gets stuck between two ice sheets. During this moment, he meets Dr. Victor Frankenstein. Walton recounts the horrific story of Victor and his Creature through numerous letters to his sister (this type…

Did the Monster Even Exist?

After posting numerous blog posts and undertaking an endless amount of research for a term paper about Frankenstein, I came up with an interesting idea; did the monster even exist? I know it seems ridiculous, the whole novel is based around Victor’s creation and his journey. But what if it never happened? Think about it,…