Various themes in 'Frankenstein'

Some of the themes from Shelley's 'Frankenstein'

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  • THEMES IN FRANKENSTEIN
    • Good v. Evil
      • God v. Satan
        • 'Paradise Lost'
    • Knowledge
      • Dangerous knowledge
      • Knowledge without bounds
      • 'Prometheus'
    • Sublime Nature
      • Extreme settings; the poles, mountains, seas near Ireland
    • Romanticism v. Science
      • God being usurped by science
    • Public v. Private
      • Male ambition v. Female compassion
    • Monstrosity v. Humanity
      • Reflections on ourselves
    • Patriarchy v. Matriarchy
      • The devastating effects of patriarchy
    • Family & Parent responsibility
      • Contrast between Frankenstein's upbringing and the Creature's
      • DeLaceys; perfect family structure
    • Stories within stories
      • Texts within texts
      • Walton; Frankenstein; Creature; DeLaceys; Safie
    • Passive female characters
      • Except Safie
    • Femininity
      • Usurpation of female processes
    • Birth and Creation
      • False birth of Creature
    • Industrialisation v. Countryside and Community
      • The DeLacys
    • Alienation
      • Frankenstein from Family
      • The DeLaceys
    • The Double; doppelganger
    • Fear of Sexuality
    • Critique of society and the justice system
      • Justine
      • The DeLacey family
    • Male Friendship and Homosexuality
    • Sexuality
      • Victor's asexuality?
    • Gender Roles
      • Female domesticity
    • Anarchy
      • The DeLacey familial and societal structure

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