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In my joy I thrust my hand into the live embers, but quickly drew it out again with a
cry of pain. How strange, I thought, that the same cause should produce such
opposite effects I examined the materials of the fire, and to my joy found it to be ...
I tried, therefore, to dress my food in the same manner, placing it on the live
embers. I found that the berries were spoiled by this operation, and the nuts and
roots much improved. “Food, however, became scarce; and I often spent the
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 ...
He continued— - “You must create a female for me, with whom I can live in the
interchange of those sympathies necessary for my being. This you alone can do;
a and I demand it of you as a right which you must not refuse.” - The latter part of
My vices are the children of a forced splitude that I abhor; and my virtues will
necessarily arise when I live in communion with an equal. I shall feel the
affections of a sensitive being, and become linked to the chain of existence and
events, from ...
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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