How is Mary Shelleys life portrayed in Frankenstein
- Mary was forced to run away by her father as his Victor Frankenstein abandons his own creation
- many of her father’s friends would help her with writing techniques and her own philosophy.
- the main character is surrounded by many professionals helping him on his way to greatness.
- both her and Victor’s mothers die when they are at a very young age
- born on August 30, 1797
- distinguished, though often neglected, literary figure during the Romanticism Era
- William Godwin, an English philosopher who also wrote novels that would inspire Mary in the late years of her life
- Mary would get married to Percy Shelley although he had been previously engaged
- Mary and her husband Percy became important writers of second Romanticism inception.
- Mary lived long into the Victorian age
- Shelleys left England for Italy
- following the death of 3-year-old William, Mary suffered a nervous breakdown
- . Further tragedy struck Mary in 1822 when her husband Percy Shelley drowned during a heavy squall in the Gulf of Spezia near Livorna
- She devoted herself to her son's welfare and education, and continued her career as a professional writer
- Shelley gave up writing long fiction when realism started to gain popularity
- Shellley died from a brain tumor at the age of 54.
- Victor is portrayed as having a strong passion for science, and a poor understanding of relationships
- Elizabeth is shown as a typical woman of her time, who is also very powerless
- The monster is shown both beautiful and ugly, and someone who the reader feels sympathetic towards
- Victor Frankenstein as a person who has become in love with the strong scientific movement of the time