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Mary Shelley

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adrian navarro

on 12 May 2014

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Transcript of Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus.
She published Perkin Warbeck in 1830, Lodore in 1835, and Falkner in 1837.

Mary Shelley's most odern Prometheus, was released anonymously when she was only 21 years old.
Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus is also seen as a warning about the transformations of man under the Industrial Revolution.
Frankenstein warns about the terrible effects of letting oneself be driven by ambition and loosing control over its own possibilities.
Until the 1970s, Mary Shelley was known mainly for her efforts to publish Percy Shelley's works and for her novel Frankenstein, which remains widely read and has inspired many theatrical and film adaptations.
Her most famous novel one being The Last Man (1826).
She writes numerous short stories and contributes biographical and critical studies to the Cabinet Cyclopædia
Mary spends the last years of her life in the loving company of her son and two good friends.
She tries very hard to free herself from the strains put on her by being the daughter and wife of such well-known people.
She maintains her liberal opinions but at the same time tries to fit into a more conservative society.
She even writes an apologia in her journal, which reveals "the stresses of a life spent trying to measure up to the example, yet to escape the obloquy, of her parents and husband.
Mary Shelley
The Romantic movement is characterized by innovation spontaneity, freedom of thought and expression, an idealization of nature, and the belief of living in an age of new beginnings and high possibilities.
famous novel, Frankenstein: or The M
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