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Before, I looked upon the aecounts of vice and injustice, that I read in books or
heard from others, as tales of ancient days, or imaginary evils; at least they were
remote, and more familiar to reason than to the imagination; but now misery has ...
Yet she was meanly dressed, a coarse blue petticoat and a linen jacket being her
only garb ; her fair hair was plaited, but not adorned; she looked patient, yet sad. I
lost sight of her; and in about a quarter of an hour she returned, bearing the ...
When I looked around, I saw and heard of none like me. Was I then a monster, a
blot upon the earth, from which all men fled, and whom all men disowned? - “I
cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections inflicted upon me; I tried to
He made, at that moment, a solemn vow to deliver him, and then looked around
for the means. After many fruitless attempts to gain admittance to the prison, he
found a strongly grated window in an unguarded part of the building, which
I compassionated him, and sometimes felt a wish to console him; but when I
looked upon him, when I saw the filthy mass that moved and talked, my heart
sickened, and my feelings were altered to those of horror and hatred. I tried to
stifle these ...
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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