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Victor Frankenstein's life was destroyed because of an obsession with the power to create life that no one had tried before.  The monster he created could be seen as an image of all the mistakes in science.  We can use Frankenstein to compare life in modern society, and show that there is a danger in the distant relationship that science creates between the scientist and his work. This is why I think Frankenstein has been read for so long.
When Mary Shelley started to write Frankenstein people were starting to be more liberal with passion, rule breaking and nature because for so long people were under strict religious rules they had to follow and whereas the romantic period started people were not under so many restrictions. This links with today because everyday people are starting to experiment with new things, break rules and not care as much. Romanticism is also about nationalism when people are proud to support their country and today all the British men who are fighting in the war, people are proud to be British.
In chapter two Mary Shelley reveals Victor as an ambitious char...


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