Monthly Archives: September 2011

Schizophrenia in Fankenstein

  After I finished reading Frankenstein I couldn’t get over how important Walton was to the story.  In fact, after the novel concluded I reasoned that he is the most important character in the novel; completely indispensable and actually in … Continue reading

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Science and Nature in Fankenstein

  In his article “On the Poetics of the Science Fiction Genre”, Darko Suvin posits “Science Fiction as the literature of cognitive estrangement.”  By this definition and its subsequent explanation  I believe that Shelley’s Frankenstein falls short of the parameters … Continue reading

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