Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

273 pages first pub 1818 (editions)

fiction classics horror literary science fiction dark mysterious reflective slow-paced

Description

Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long a...

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Moods

dark 90%
mysterious 51%
reflective 51%
tense 44%
emotional 43%
sad 43%
adventurous 30%
challenging 28%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 46%
slow 44%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 40% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 72% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.82

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