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Transcript of Frankenstein
John Locke (b. 1632, d. 1704) was a British philosopher, Oxford academic and medical researcher. Locke's monumental is one of the first great defenses of empiricism and concerns itself with determining the limits of human understanding in respect to a wide spectrum of topics.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau remains an important figure in the history of philosophy, both because of his contributions to political philosophy and moral psychology and because of his influence on later thinkers. Rousseau's own view of philosophy and philosophers was firmly negative, seeing philosophers as the post-hoc rationalizers of self-interest, as apologists for various forms of tyranny, and as playing a role in the alienation of the modern individual from humanity's natural impulse to compassion. The concern that dominates Rousseau's work is to find a way of preserving human freedom in a world where human beings are increasingly dependent on one another for the satisfaction of their needs.
John Locke, the English philosopher's belief on establishment of a government is that a government exists to serve the people because it's an instrument of the people's will. He believed that the people have a right to make changes necessary when the government no longer meets their needs.
he was a philosopher of the Romantic school who believed in the essential innocence and goodness of man. A new born he thought was perfect all society could do was to limit his views and maim his mind. the more civilized the worse. A savage was nearer perfection than a philosopher so what was he doing philosophizing?
Try to image what a person if he or she lives outside of any governed society. Rousseau thought people would be isolated really afraid of harm from others. Like how the monster is when he lives in the forest. locke was not so concerned. he thought that in the state of nature, people would be fairly sociable and would establish private property and trade.
A form of social organization in which a father is the supreme authority in the family, clan, or tribe and decent is reckoned in the male line, with the children belonging to the fathers clan or tribe.
what is patriarchy
how does the idea of patriarchy relate to the novel
Frankenstein is a novel that emphasizes male tyranny and desire for power through science. the result of which leads to not only the downfall for the female character in the text, but also, for the creators of the monster and society in general.
how does this gothic horror novel get portrayed in film? what are the similarities and differences between contemporary horror film version of Frankenstein and the original?
in movies and television, Frankenstein is portrayed as a monster. this monster will not stop at anything to hurt or destroy others, and is portrayed as being very stupid. he was unstable to talk or read. the monster would just roam the world looking for people to torment.
select one comporary horror film and discuss - background of the horror genre, features of the genre to engage the audiance.
what are the similarities and differences between contemporary versions of Frankenstein and the original?
There are many differences in different versions, but only some similarities. The names of the characters stay the same throughout the years. However, which character gets which name changes. The film version of Frankenstein made by Whale changes Victor Frankenstein into Henry Frankenstein and vice versa
The Pit the Pendulum is another horror film from the same era as the first Frankenstein, everything is black and white. At every twist in the plot, or tense momeny, a clip of suspenseful music comes on, and the actual film is always dark, like night time.
"Essay on FRANKENSTEIN, philosiphy, and the humanities base themes." Essay on humanities base themes, N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2013