appen, therefore making it 'sure' that it could not happen. However, this story could in-fact be defined as a 'modern myth', which is an unsure legend that relates to the times of today. The reality is, that today, in the 21st century, the creation of a being via un-natural means is actually very close to happening. These days, we tend to think twice when hearing a story like Frankenstein, because we are unsure as to whether it could actually happen one day.
Victor Frankenstein, in this novel, is playing God with human life, it is as if he wants to become God, and he wants his creation to "bless him as a creator". He believes he deserves complete gratitude from his 'child' more than any other father deserves from their child. However the monster states, "you are my creator, but I am your master, obey! (pg 162). In this novel, Mary Shelly effectively brings together two contradicting mythologies that are 'unsure' to us today, one being the 'Prometheus' mythology, and the other being the Judea mythology, which is in-fact the Adam and Eve story.
In Mary Shelly's novel, Victor Frankenstein tries to be the modern Prometheus. Prometheus, in ancient Greek mythology stole fire from the Gods to give to humankind, and subsequently was punished by Zeus. Victor Frankenstein, on the other hand stole the secret to the creation of life from God, used this secret to create life of his own, and subsequently was punished by his creation.
In Mary Shelly's novel, Victor Frankenstein tries to be the modern Prometheus. Prometheus, in ancient Greek mythology stole fire from the Gods to give to humankind, and subsequently got punished by Zeus. Victor Frankenstein, on t