Here is a post from one of my students’ blogs.
Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus written by Mary Shelly is a cautionary tale about Victor Frankenstein, a young intelligent scientist who creates a ghastly, sapient creature in a unconventional scientific experiment.
What I observed after reading Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein in my Genres of Popular Fiction class is how significant and powerful first impressions are. Based only on a few seconds an individual can evaluate whether they want to further a relationship with you as a result of your demeanor and/or the way you dress. This is what I noticed throughout the novel. Victor was eager to create a monster, but once he created it, he automatically judged the monster knowing nothing of its intelligence and feelings, except its appearance. Victor instantly feared the monster without giving much time and thought into how he was treating it. This goes for how we treat individuals in life. “By judging others we blind…
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