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Critical Essay For Frankenstein


Insert surname 1 NameAffiliationDateEthics and Science in Mary Shelley’s


Ethics and science have created a debate in the society with the religion disagreeing with any scientific research that is destructive and morally corruptive Mary Shelley’s


also addresses the same issue and uses a destructive e!periment in human physiology to prove how science can be unethical More specifically" the novel presents #ictor $ran%enstein" who is an arrogant scientist that is focused on achieving what he wants regardless of the overall outcome In fact" he creates a monster that ends up %illing his family members and friends too &e ends up living a stressful life since he wonders how he will correct the mista%es that he had already created earlier Mary Shelley cautions the society against ignoring ethics during the scientific advancement" and she provides evidence to support that She proves that some researchmight have a potential to destroy and morally corrupt the society instead Shelley also believes that human brilliance should be fused with ethics to protect the society from any harm $ran%enstein’s creation is one of the manifestations of scientific advancement that lac%s the ethics that guides the society Mary Shelley’s


 illustrate that ethics is one of the elements that will act as a limit of the scientific in'uiry in the society and proves that through theinability of $ran%enstein to control the monster after he had created it Mary Shelley shows how $ran%enstein was blinded by his ambitions and never considered the safety of the society $ran%enstein showed how irresponsible he was" and he never consulted anyone or even considered the morality of the act &e even reveals that (so much has  been done" far more will I achieve) treading in the steps already mar%ed" I will pioneer a new

Critical Analysis of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein'

974 WordsJan 16th, 20184 Pages

Abdelwahed's "The Gothic, Frankenstein and the Romanics", which was published in 1997 in An-Najaj N. J. Res. The author is the assistant professor of English literature at Gaza's Al-Azhar University. These credentials are fairly impressive considering the international reputation of the university the author was working at during the time of publication. Additionally, the author's status as an assistant professor helps to imbue this work with a degree of scholarship commensurate with that of most scholarly journals.
The author's aim of this particular article is fairly widespread. He attempts to posit the viewpoint that Shelley's Frankenstein is indicative of both Gothic and Romantic literature. On a broader perspective, he claims that "Gothicism runs parallel to Romanticism and presents many points of convergence and contact with it" (Abdelwahed 37). This latter claim operates as the author's thesis; he spends a great deal of the paper deconstructing various points of Frankenstein to demonstrate that it contains elements that are both traditionally Romantic as well as Gothic. His thesis is a suitable one in the sense that it is contestable; quite often, Shelley's novel is regarded as a work of British Romanticism, one of the fewer novels exemplifying this aesthetic.
Abdelwahed's approach to supporting his thesis is logical, if not somewhat labored. Initially, the author presents a number of facts regarding the nature of…

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