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" I shall die, and what I now feel be no longer felt. Soon these burning miseries will be extinct. I shall ascend my funeral pile triumphantly, and exult in the agony of the torturing flames. "
Frankenstein: or, The modern Prometheus - Page 253
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1823
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The Mental Anatomies of William Godwin and Mary Shelley

William Dean Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 246 pages
...give him some relief: " 'But soon,' he cried, with sad and solemn enthusiasm, 'I shall die, and what I now feel be no longer felt. Soon these burning miseries...triumphantly, and exult in the agony of the torturing flames' " (164). Before Walton, the monster can play his final part "with sad and solemn enthusiasm." Although...
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Dialogism: Bakhtin and His World

Michael Holquist - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 228 pages
...corpse of Frankenstein, he says. Blasted as thou wert. my agony was still superior to thine. . . . But soon these burning miseries will be extinct. I shall ascend my funeral pile triumphandy and exult in the agony of the torturing flames. The light of that conflagration will fade...
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Empowering Readers: Ten Approaches to Narrative

Garry Gillard - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 146 pages
...to me, I should have wept to die ...' And he goes (supposedly) to his death with great enthusiasm: 'I shall ascend my funeral pile triumphantly, and exult in the agony of the torturing flames' (496). A modern reader might think of the ending of Thc Outsider and Meursault's ambiguous enthusiasm...
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Fiction - 2007 - 214 pages
...close them forever. "But soon," he cried, with sad and solemn enthusiasm, "I shall die, and what I now feel be no longer felt. Soon these burning miseries...ascend my funeral pile triumphantly, and exult in the 207 agony of the torturing flames. The light of that conflagration will fade away; my ashes will be...
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Unrespectable Radicals?: Popular Politics in the Age of Reform

Michael T. Davis, Paul A. Pickering - History - 2008 - 224 pages
...tells Frankenstein's corpse; then he sings his deathsong to Robert Walton. 'I shall die, and what I now feel be no longer felt. Soon these burning miseries...triumphantly, and exult in the agony of the torturing flames'.35 Like Baillie's Orra sympathy is shown plying the line between the living and the dead, and...
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Transformative Communication Studies: Culture, Hierarchy and the Human Condition

Omar Swartz - Business & Economics - 2008 - 323 pages
...the suggestion that he may destroy himself in a fire when he says, 'Soon the burning miseries shall be extinct. I shall ascend my funeral pile triumphantly and exult in the agony of the torturing flames' (p. 202). The reader is left with the impression that the monster will kill himself soon. Also a good...
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