The Real Monster Behind Frankenstein

Companion: One That Accompanies Another

“God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.” -Paul Valery Imagine your existence without your family, friends and anyone who looks upon you with kindness. You are deprived of the fundamental human need for love and companionship; completely isolated from society. This…

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Perspective: A Particular Way of Considering Something

“Empathy begins with understanding life from another person’s perspective. Nobody has an objective experience of reality. It’s all through our own individual prisms.” Sterling K. Brown What are the first thoughts that come to mind when you hear Frankenstein… Monster? Scientist? and the eerie atmosphere that Mary Shelley’s writing embodies? As I began to deeply…

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Contrast: An Obvious Difference Between Two Or More Things

“Yin and yang, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, light and darkness, thunder and lightning, cold and warmth, good and evil…the interplay of opposite principles constitutes the universe.” ― Confucius As I began reading the classic story of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, a striking contrast became increasingly prominent. It immediately…

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