Mary Shelley changed the world of literature 200 years ago when she released her first written novel, Frankenstein, when she was only twenty-years-young. Written during the onset of the Industrial Revolution, Frankenstein explored the conflict of scientific exploration and the human soul. Considered one of the earliest examples of science fiction, Shelley’s gothic novel had a profound impact on literature and pop culture, inspiring generations of horror writers to come.
Celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2018, here are ten mind-altering and profound quotes from Frankenstein!
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