Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) can be read as a political metaphor where Dr. Frankenstein and his monster represent the philosophies and attitudes of the liberal revolutionaries, specifically those of the French Revolution and ensuing “Reign of Terror.”
Mary Wollstonecraft 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.
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Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in which Victor Frankenstein creates an unnamed “monster.”
In chapter 5 of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein the monster is described to have yellow skin. There is no mention of bolts in his neck in the book.