11 of Literature’s Worst Monsters

11 of Literature’s Worst Monsters

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You read the title, now let’s get going! But first, let’s set up one rule: all of the monsters on this list have to be fictional. No non-fiction real people. No, “I read a book on Manson and he was evil so why is he not on this list?” No. All these people are fiction, figments of an author’s imagination. With that said, let’s start off with:     11-Carmelita Spats Image Via Lemony Snicket Wiki – Fandom   I have nothing against children (that’s a lie), but she’s just plain EVIL! From the first pages of A Series of Unfortunate …

Top Three Frankenstein Memes

Top Three Frankenstein Memes

Did you ever drop out of school to create unnatural life? No? Then live vicariously through Victor Frankenstein, a totally real and not unethical doctor! Treat the invention of science fiction with exactly none of the reverence it deserves, and feast your eyes (stolen or not) on these Frankenstein memes.   1. For the Pedant in Your Life    Image via Know Your Meme   Oh, so the ‘Doctor’ didn’t give his child his name? Sure, a first name would have been polite, but at the very least, can’t we call him Monster Frankenstein, son of Victor Frankenstein? I’m just …

5 Differences Between ‘Frankenstein’ and the Film Adaptations

5 Differences Between ‘Frankenstein’ and the Film Adaptations

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Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Shelley is hailed as the first real science-fiction novel. Following Dr. Victor Frankenstein, it chronicles Frankenstein’s journey to create life and his clash with his creation after he succeeds. Touching on themes of ambition, lost of innocence, revenge, humanity, responsibility and creattion,  Frankenstein is a dense but very worthwhile classic of its genre. However, it unfortunately has been largely displaced in the popular consciousness by its film adaptations. To celebrate its publication anniversary, here are five facts about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and its many differences to work that adapted its spooky tale.   1. The Framing Device The …