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to have murdered the son of her benefactor and friend, a child whom she had
nursed from its birth, and appeared to love as if it had been her own I could not
consent to the death of any human being; but certainly I should have thought
such a ...
The guilty are allowed, by human laws, bloody as they may be, to speak in their
own defence before they are condemned. Listen to me, Frankenstein. You
accuse me of murder; and yet you would, with a satisfied conscience, destroy
your own ...
... a condition more abject than that of the blind mole or harmless, worm. For a
long time I could not conceive how one man could go * | || #" o o *: # o t s § o |. to.
forth to murder his fellow, or even why there were 78 FRANKENSTEIN ; or, |\s.
forth to murder his fellow, or even why there were laws and governments; but
when I heard details of vice and bloodshed, my wonder ceased, and I turned
away with disgust and loathing. “Every conversation of the cottagers now opened
“While I was overcome by these feelings, I left the spot where I had committed the
murder, and was seeking a more secluded hiding-place, when I perceived a
woman passing near me. She was young, not indeed so beautiful as her whose ...
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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