Books and Movies Reviews

Frankenstein and its scientific paradigm

Frankenstein is a forceful novel written by Mary Shelly, it has raised many issues over the past years in which people of all social status have studied it. It is considered to be a gothic literature, however receives criticism from all areas of text study. The term gothic conjures up images of frightened women, graveyards, and haunted castles in the mist. Gothic is a literary term, which describes a particular type of story and atmospheric surrounding. In doing so, it often establishes a contrast between darkness and light, which evokes a sinister irony. As well as including a gothic frame, Frankenstein also contains a scientific outlook. The idea behind the creation of the monster speaks for itself as it is made possible by science. The term science is defined as the systematic study of the nature and behaviour of the material and the physical universe, based on observation, experiment, and measurement.Victor took advantage of science and the possibilities it offers to preform a sort of experiment, which turns into a horrific disaster.
In a world where a drug, a chemical or a piece of a technology has become the primary refuge for those who seek to rid their lives of imperfection, a scientist sought out to broaden his mind and penetrate the very limits of sanity, life and death. Dr. Victor Frankenstein, a passionate and thoughtful master of the natural sciences, curious at the subject of death and question the concepts of heaven and earth, decides to go to the extreme using the very knowledge he has acquired through his early years of childhood.
Victor Frankenstein was a bright young man with a dark fascination, which began as a child. First manifesting itself as a deep interest in science while a collage student, it grew into an obsession with the dead. After finding a book written by Cornelius Agrippa, Victor became extremely fascinated with the text, which leads him into finding many more books of the same and different aut…