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“Why do you call to my remembrance circumstances of which I shudder to reflect,
that I have been the miserable origin and author 2 Cursed be the day, abhorred
devil, in which you first saw light ! Cursed (although I curse myself) be the hands
Cursed creator : Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned
from me in disgust? God in pity made man beautiful and alluring, after his own
image; but my form is a filthy type of your's, more horrid from its very resemblance
I remembered Adam's supplication to his Creator; but where was mine? he had
abandoned me, and, in the bitterness of my heart, I cursed him. “ Autumn passed
thus. I saw, with surprise and grief, the leaves decay and fall, and nature again ...
I saw him on the point of repeating his blow, When, overcome by pain and
anguish, I quitted the cottage, and in the general tumult escaped unperceived to
my hovel. - it | || t t CHAPTER VIII. In &c. Cursed, THE MoDERN PROMETHEUS.
Cursed, cursed creator : Why did to I live * Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish
the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed | I know not; despair
had not yet taken to possession of me; my feelings were those of rage and ...
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Mary Shelley's romantic novel first published in 1818 anonymously has been the inspiration for movie monster makers. Since the first film adaptation in 1823, Shelley's creation has been brought to ... Read full review
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It gets lonely when you're a monster. Shelley makes us look at the inhuman aspects of ourselves. When what we create gets out of hand isn't it still our fault? Read full review