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Frankenstein: A Duel till the End
For some teenager reading is not at the top of the to-do list. It does however help if the novel is replaceable and interesting. The structure should be easily maneuverable, and the words should not be too challenging that it will just discourage the reader. Although Mary Shelly’s novel, Frankenstein is consider a “classic” literature it was found ineffective for today audience. Through its predicable storyline its confusing structure this novel is just another typical science-fiction thriller.

One of the biggest obstacles today audience might have to over come is its confusing structure the whole story envelop by Walton’s letters to his sister Margaret about his lonely voyage until he saved a man Victor Frankenstein in the middle of the arctic, while victor was recuperating on Walton ship Victor begins telling his story of how he created a destructive monster and had many encounter with the monster where the monster tells Victor of his immense solitude, suffering, hatred, and remorse life. Within the first section we know of the internal conflict of Robert Walton, he often writes to his sister that he has “[have] no friend”(5) and “bitterly feel the want of a friend”(5). His internal conflict is solved when he saves Victor Frankenstein, nurses him back to life and befriends him. Later through the book we learn of the conflict between Victor Frankenstein and his monster. Frankenstein “torn by remorse, horror, and despair, [will] spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed art” (84). Frankenstein feels guilty because of his destructive creation that killed innocent people who he loved. The monster seeks revenged on his creator killing everyone he loves making him feel lonely as he does, for abandoning him and making him hideous which deprives him from every experiencing love and friendship. Because of the confusing structure and un relatable conflicts it makes today...
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