The Beginning of it all
First and Foremost, the beginnings of this humble, life changing book is that of the year 1816, which is when Mary Shelley and her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley traveled to Geneva and stayed with a friend known as Lord Byron. Under the unsetting rain in the summer, It is there the story of Frankenstein was contrived as that day, Byron proposed for a way to pass time that each of the guests were to write their own horror story (History Group). Inspired from many of the group’s discussions about galvanism and a horrifying nightmare to which she describes ”I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and ...
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