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I knew how disappointed my father would be at this sudden change, and I wished
to avoid him until I had recovered myself so far as to be enabled to conceal those
feelings that overpowered me. I knew that they would remain that day at the ...
If the multitude of mankind knew of my existence, they would do as you do, and
arm themselves for my destruction. Shall I not then hate them who abhor me? I
will keep no terms with my enemies. I am miserable, and they shall share my ...
... not to play, but to utter sounds that were monotonous, and neither resembling
the harmony of the old man's instrument or the songs of the birds; I since found
that he read aloud, but at that time I knew nothing of the science of words or
The ball had entered my shoulder, and I knew not whether it had remained there
or passed through; at any rate I had no means of extracting it. My sufferings were
augmented also by the oppressive sense of the injustice and ingratitude of their ...
His tale had occupied the whole day; and the sun was upon the verge of the
horizon when he departed. I knew: that I ought to hasten my descent towards the
valley, 152 FRANKENSTEIN; or, hood of man, as soon as I shall deliver ...
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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