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"gothic texts...
...refuse to offer security [or] orthodox thinking" - Giles
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F: "innocent and ...
...helpless creature bestowed on them by heaven"
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F: "[Scientists] have acquired...
...new and almost unlimited powers"
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"frankenstein commits...
...the ultimate crime against god" - Punter
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"Death and birth...
...were thus hideously mixed in the life of Shelly" - Moers
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Bloody chember: "reconstructing...
recognizable [fairytale] characters" - James Giles
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"extract the...
...latent content from traditional stories" - Simpson on B.Chamber
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F: "accursed creator!...
...why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust?"
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F: "my eyes...
...were insensible to the charms of nature"
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F: "No Eve...
...soothed my sorrows nor shared my thoughts"
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F: "pretty present...
...for my victor"
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F: "extinguish...
...the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed"
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McB: "brave...
...Macbeth"
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Frankenstein is "cautionary tale...
...about male arrogance and ambition" - Winter
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F: "The masters of science...
...sought immortality and power"
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McB: "stars hide...
...your fires; let not light see my black and dark desires"
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F: "I am malicious...
...because I am miserable"
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F: "I looked upon Elizabeth...
...as mine... a possession of my own"
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F: "watery eyes...
...[the] dun white sockets in which they were set, his shriveled complexion and straight black lips"
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F: "in the Dim yellow
... light of the moon... I beheld the wretch"
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McB: "darkness does...
...the face of earth entomb when living light should kiss it"
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F: "for the first time...
...the feelings of revenge and hatred filled my bosom"
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McB: "All hail...
...Macbeth, thou shalt be king hereafter"
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McB: "I fear thou (Macbeth)...
...played most foully"
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McB: "a dagger...
...of the mind"
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McB: "shall never be vanquished...
...until great burnam wood to high dunsinane hill shall come"
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McB: "too full...
...o' the milk o' human kindness"
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B.Ch: "she knew she was...
...nobody's meat" - company of wolves
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McB: "I have no spur...
...to ***** the sides of my intent, only vaulting ambition"
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B.Ch: "has my little nun...
...found my prayerbooks"
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B.Ch: "ceased to be...
...her child in becoming his wife" - B.Ch
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McB: "tis unnatural...
...even like the deed thats done"
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McB: "fair is...
...foul and foul is fair"
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McB: "so foul...
...and fair a day I have not seen"
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B.Ch: "to join...
...his gallery of beautiful women"
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McB: "look like the...
...innocent flower but be the serpent underneath"
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McB: "false face...
...must hide what false heart doth know"
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B.Ch: "my father...
...lost me to the beast at cards" - Tigers bride
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B.Ch: "nothing about her...
...was human except that she was not a wolf" - wolf alice
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B.Ch: "her beauty...
...is a symptom of her disorder" - Lady of house of love
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B.Ch: "saw his dolls...
...break free of their strings" - bloody ch.
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B.Ch: "indominitable...
...mother"
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B.Ch: "his eyes with their...
...absolute absence of light"
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B.Ch: "ominous calm...
...of a sentinal vegetable"
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B.Ch: "cobra...
...headed funeral lillies"
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...helpless creature bestowed on them by heaven"

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...new and almost unlimited powers"

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...the ultimate crime against god" - Punter

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...were thus hideously mixed in the life of Shelly" - Moers

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