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for the same crimes, I would not change places with such a wretch.” I listened to
this discourse with the extremest agony. I, not in deed, but in effect, was the true
murderer. Elizabeth read my anguish -in my countenance, and kindly taking my ...
... seize me; but I was quickly restored by the cold gale of the mountains. I
perceived, as the shape came nearer, (sight tremendous and abhorred 1) that it
was the wretch whom 22 FRANKENSTEIN; 0R, My heart, which was before
I was a poor, helpless, miserable wretch ; I knew, and could distinguish, nothing;
but, feeling pain invade me on all sides, I sat down and wept. “Soon a gentle light
stole over the heavens, and gave me a sensation of pleasure. I started up, and ...
It was a lovely sight, even to me, poor wretch! who had never beheld aught
beautiful before. The silver hair and benevolent countenance of the aged
cottager, won my reverence; while the gentle manners of the girl enticed my love.
He played ...
He struggled violently; 'Let me go,” he cried; “monster! ugly wretch! you wish to
eat me, and tear me to pieces—You are an ogre—Let me go, or I will tell my papa
.” : “'Boy, you will never see your father again; you must come with me.
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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