Questions tagged [mary-shelley]

The English author (1797-1851) of Frankenstein - a novel many consider to be the first science fiction book written.

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What's Victor Frankenstein’s birth place?

I am reading the Frankenstein novel (a French edition), and in the first chapter where Victor Frankenstein starts to tell his story, he says: "Je suis né à Genève et ma famille est l'une des plus ...
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What were the bolts on Frankenstein's Monster for?

We've all seen them, but what were they for? Were they fasteners used to hold Mary Shelley's creature's head on, which would be suspicious, since she didn't use bolts to attach it's limbs, or were ...
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How did Dr Frankenstein get enough plus size parts to make his oversized creation?

Mary Shelley's Doctor Frankenstein was forced to make his creation larger than a normal man in order to be able to surgically reassemble the body parts he obtained by robbing local cemeteries. How was ...