Dr. Ruth Hoffman
November 16, 2009
Bewell, Alan. "An Issue of Monstrous Desire: Frankenstein and Obstetrics." The Yale Journal of Criticism 2.1 (1988): 105-128. Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Ed. Denise Kasinec and Mary L. Onorato. Vol. 59. Detroit: Gale Research, 1997. 105-128. Literature Resource Center. Web. 12 Nov. 2009. This essay pretty much discuss how Mary Shelley gives to the development of a human being (the creature). It remarks female imagination, and how it works mimetically in fetuses. And talks alot about women pregnancy. Seabury, Marcia Bundy. "The Monsters we Create: Woman on the Edge of Time and Frankenstein." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 42.2 (2001): 131. Literature Resource Center. Web. 12 Nov. 2009. This article points out the creature differences from the rest of the society. It also describe similarities between Walton, Frankenstein, and the creature, such as isolation and very introspective. “Through the Looking Glass: Victor Frankenstein and Robert Owen." Extrapolation 43.3 (2002):
263. Literature Resource Center. Web. 15 Nov. 2009.
This article discusses the importance of education. It explains how Victor was obsessed with education. It mentions how the creature survives and handles to educate himself with less train than average people. Yousef, Nancy. "The Monster in a Dark Room: Frankenstein, Feminism, and Philosophy." Modern Language Quarterly 63.2 (2002): 197. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 Nov. 2009. This article talks about Frankenstein’s endeavor, and his dream to create life without a woman. It also explains the creature’s peculiar isolation and his education. The article gives some example of the creature’s first sense an reactions.