Frankenstein quotes and themes

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  • Created on: 02-06-13 17:09
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  • Frankenstein
    • Misogyny/Anti Feminist
      • Female monster
        • 'ten thousand times more malignant
        • 'almost' human
      • (men are)  'capable of a more intense application)
      • 'her ugly sister'
      • Fears marriage/sexuality
        • 'union'
        • 'expected' 'promised' 'long-awaited'
    • Knowledge
      • 'sorrow only increased with knowledge'
      • 'Of what a strange nature is knowledge!'
      • 'How dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge'
      • 'the secrets of heaven and earth i desired to learn'
      • 'In other subjects you can only go as far as others, but in science you can go furthur'
    • Nature/Sublime
      • 'cold stars shine in mockery'
      • 'oh! stars and cloud and winds ye are all about to mock me'
      • 'The abrupt sides of vast mountains'
      • 'Country of eternal light'
      • 'The sublime shape of the mountains... tempest and calm'
      • 'A serene sky and verdant fields filled me with ecstasy'
    • Terror
      • 'frightful dreams'
      • 'I shall be with you on your wedding night'
      • 'Children shrieked, and one of the women fainted'
      • 'frightened me into silence'
      • 'every sound terrified me'
      • 'I heard a shrill and a dreadful scream'
    • Ambition
      • 'seek happiness in tranquility and avoid ambition'
      • 'have you drunk also of the intoxcating draught'
      • 'fatal impulse'
      • 'one thought, once conception and one purpose.
      • 'fervent longing to penetrate the secrets of nature'
  • Misogyny/Anti Feminist
    • Female monster
      • 'ten thousand times more malignant
      • 'almost' human
    • (men are)  'capable of a more intense application)
    • 'her ugly sister'
    • Fears marriage/sexuality
      • 'union'
      • 'expected' 'promised' 'long-awaited'

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