Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus - Original 1818 Text by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus - Original 1818 Text

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

fiction classics horror science fiction dark reflective slow-paced

146 pages | first published 1818

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Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story wh...
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Moods

dark 90%
reflective 52%
mysterious 49%
tense 43%
emotional 40%
sad 40%
adventurous 28%
challenging 27%
inspiring 2%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 48%
medium 44%
fast 7%

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Character: 52% | A mix: 34% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 19%

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Diverse cast of characters?

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