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Frankenstein Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: the Modern Prometheus

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ISBN-10: 1453683070

ISBN-13: 9781453683071

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mary Shelley

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Frankenstein is a classic. Horror and mystery, wrapped up in the hubris of man taking on the role of God. Frankenstein also known as The Modern Prometheus, has something for everyone in that it's relatable and brings into play many emotion that are a part of the human condition. Although Frankenstein is still Science fiction modern medicine and science is getting close. What lessons can we learn that will come into play today?Dr. Victor Frankenstein creates a monster without regard for consequences. His temptation to play God is all consuming, and it over takes him. What are the consequences? Well I guess you should read this masterpiece and see what you learn from Frankenstein.
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Book details

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 7/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.42" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born in England on August 30, 1797. Her parents were two celebrated liberal thinkers, William Godwin, a social philosopher, and Mary Wollstonecraft, a women's rights advocate. Eleven days after Mary's birth, her mother died of puerperal fever. Four motherless years later, Godwin married Mary Jane Clairmont, bringing her and her two children into the same household with Mary and her half-sister, Fanny. Mary's idolization of her father, his detached and rational treatment of their bond, and her step-mother's preference for her own children created a tense and awkward home. Mary's education and free-thinking were encouraged, so it should not surprise us today…