Mary Shelley "Frankenstein"

Mary Shelley "Frankenstein"

Mary Shelley "Frankenstein"

 

Mary Shelley

It is an old story, and a new story - ‘old’ because it was written more than 180 years ago; ‘new’ because Frankenstein’s problem is the same problem that scientists have today. Science gives us many wonderful discoveries - machines, computers, weapons - but how do we use these things? Will they give us a better life, or will they destroy us in the end?

Victor Frankenstein creates a new man, bigger and stronger than any other man - a huge and frightening monster. But even monsters need love, and when his creator turns away from him, the monster begins to destroy everything that Frankenstein loves…

 

Text Analysis: Unique words: about 1,200 Total words: about 9,710
Hard words: believe, blind, cabin, chain, create, creature, electricity, evil, faint, float, forgive, great, honeymoon, horrible, horror, huge, hut, human, judge, laboratory, lightning, look after, mad, mark, mast, monster, ordinary, point, power, professor, scientific, scientist, telescope, throw, thunder, trial, ugly, wire

 

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