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,…

The Religious Context of Frankenstein

The thrilling story of Frankenstein was written throughout 1817 and 1818 by Mary Shelley. The religious context of these years seems to have greatly influenced the author on many points. Indeed, the 18th and 19th centuries were characterized by a decrease in Christian beliefs and in the truthfulness of the bible. For example, people began…

Volume II, Part 2 of 2

After a year of observing the family, the Creature decided to approach the father of the family while he is alone. He decided to approach the blind old man, so the man will not be scare of the monster since he will not see him because he is blind. The creature entered the cottage and…

Mary Shelley’s Husband and his Influence

In 1814, Mary Shelley met Percy Bysshe Shelley, a famous English poet. At that time, P. Shelley was already married to Harriet Westbrook and the couple was waiting for their second child. However, Shelley was very unsatisfied with his marriage, which led him to abandon his wife. He and Mary ran away to Switzerland with…

Volume II, Part 1 of 2

Volume 2 starts off with Frankenstein setting out to climb the Mont Blanc mountain. He is suddenly approached by his creature, who tells his story. The creature begins by explaining the first time he got sensory sensations, and his early adventures. The narration switches over to the creature. As it turns out, the creature went…

Future Frankenstein Movie

It comes to no surprise that the movie company “Universal” is getting ready to launch their own cinematic movie universe. The new trend in Hollywood is to copy what Marvel did with their movies, in which all films are connected to each other and they periodically release a movie with all characters together. These movies…

The Ballad of Frankenstein

Alright… so perhaps the title is misleading, since a song considered a “ballad” is often soft and pleasing to the ears. Much to the contrary, you probably know by now that Frankenstein is quite rugged and volatile. So, why would I choose such a title? As it turns out, a ballad still often refers to…